Mudline Archive

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June 22, 2011
Michele Bachmann on Obama: “Failing the Hispanic community. He is failing the African-American community. He's failing all of us.”….Matt Taibbi on Michele Bachmann: “Completely batshit crazy…Grandiose crazy, late-stage Kim Jong-Il crazy.”….Herman Cain on Obama speech: “Foggy foreign policy.”….Gary Johnson: “Not much more than lip service.”….Tim Pawlenty: “Deeply concerning.”….Ron Paul campaign chairman Jesse Benton: “Too little, too late.”….James Taranto on E.J. Dionne: “Baghdad Bob of the liberal left.”….Jon Stewart to Chris Wallace: “You’re insane.”….Ryan O’Neal on daughter Tatum: “She was not supportive. She was cruel.”….

June 17, 2011
Ed Schultz on Neal Boortz: “Reckless, stupid and a racist.”….Glenn Beck on Ed Schultz: “Such a piece of trash.”….Alex Parene on Rep. Louie Gohmert: “A racist moron whom a civilized nation would consider institutionalizing for his and our safety.”….Fox News host Eric Bolling on President Obama hosting the president of Gabon: “It’s not the first time he’s had a hood in the big crib...What’s with all the hoods in the hizzie?”….Joe McGinniss on Sarah Palin: “[Her] narcissism is so pathological that she can’t even be bothered to keep her acolytes on their knees.”….Bill O’Reilly on Tim Pawlenty: “Haagen-Das can put his picture on vanilla…The guy’s invisible.”….RadioFreeBablyon: “If Rick Santorum had a boring twin brother, he would be Tim Pawlenty.”….David Mamet on liberalism: “A damned expensive habit.”….Matt Steinglass on Romney: “An empty shell without a soul, but he's a pretty smart empty shell without a soul.”….

June 10, 2011
Margaret Thatcher aide: “Lady Thatcher will not be seeing Sarah Palin. That would be belittling for Margaret. Sarah Palin is nuts.”….Palin Radio host La Donna Hale Curzon: “Thatcher’s handlers have disgraced the Iron Lady.”….Andrew Sullivan on Palin: “A few sandwiches short of a picnic…[Her] emergence as a serious figure in American politics has made the country a laughing stock across the world.”….Alex Massie on Palin: “A carnival pygmy.”….Kevin Drum on Pawlenty economic plan: “Less a speech than a series of Reagan-era applause lines bulked up on steroids and then stitched together for public consumption.”….Jonathan Chait on Pawlenty: “Your basic supply-side pixie dust plan.”…..Rush Limbaugh on caller who brought up a touchy subject: “A glittering jewel of colossal ignorance.”….

June 6, 2011
Chris Matthews on Sarah Palin: “Profoundly stupid.”….James Watson on Palin: “Doesn’t know anything.”….Joe Scarborough on Palin: “Everything’s a ‘gotcha’ question with her, isn’t it.”…..Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz on Jon Huntsman: “Not ready for the big dance.”….Rick Santorum on Obama: “A disaster…A paper tiger.”….Neal Boortz: “If people vote for Barack Obama next year, it’s like strapping on an economic suicide vest and giving the detonator to your ex-wife.”….Mitt Romney on Obama: “Has failed America.”….David Corn on Romney: “Has drunk the tea.”….Matt Ortega on Romney: “On every side of every issue.”….French sociologist Antoine Buéno on Smurfs: “Archetype[s] of totalitarian society imbued with Stalinism and Nazism."….

June 3, 2011
Martin Bashir on Palin bus tour: “She's using the flag of the United States for her own financial purposes….This has got nothing to do with the presidency and everything to do with filling her pockets.”….Alex Massie on Palin: “The grandest, most effective political troll of our time.”….Ben Smith on Palin: “Makes Bachmann look like Longfellow.”….