What a long, strange strip it's been
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April 28, 2011John Avlon on Trump: “The political equivalent of lighting a house on fire, calling 911 and then expecting a medal.”….Jeffrey Goldberg on birthers: “The idiot-American community.”….Tony Harnden on Trump: “Brash, egotistical, big-mouthed weirdo.”….Ruth Marcus on Trump: “Time to look past the birther nonsense he has been spouting to consider the rest of the nonsense he has been spouting.”….James Fallows on press handling of Trump: “Acting as the megaphone for this carnival barker.”….Robert De Niro on Trump: “It’s like a big hustle. It’s like being a car salesman.”….Trump on De Niro: “Not the brightest bulb on the planet. We’re not dealing with Albert Einstein.”….James Taranto on NYT The Ethicist column: “Like Dear Abby, only pretentious.”….Glenn Beck on new passport form: “Why don’t you just put nipple clamps on Americans?”….Steve Singiser on Atlas Shrugged: “The mother of all tank jobs.”….
April 26, 2011Donald Trump: “The world laughs at us. They won't be laughing if I'm president."….Club for Growth president Chris Chocola: “Trump for President? You’ve got to be joking.”….Karl Rove: “A joke candidate."….Charles Krauthammer: "A clown.”….David Brooks: “Many people regard Trump as a joke.”….CNN anchor Carol Costello: “A joke.”….Ex-wife Marla Maples: “An ego-driven attention addict unfit to run for president.”….Andrew Leonard: “A crazed loon…For Trump, every day isn’t just ‘morning in America’ – it’s morning in America on a private jet with a hot babe bringing you a mimosa while you fly to Palm Beach for the unveiling of a statue of yourself.”….
April 22, 2011Charles Krauthammer on Trump: “Al Sharpton of the Republican party - provocateur and clown.”….Fox News’ Shep Smith on U.S. government: “The list of lies is so long that we don't even have room for it on the screen any more.”….Tyler Perry: “I’m so sick of hearing about damn Spike Lee. Spike can go straight to hell!”….Catholic League President Bill Donohue on Lady Gaga: “A caricature of herself.”….Ron Rosenbaum on James Joyce’s Ulysses: “An overwrought, overwritten epic of gratingly obvious, self-congratulatory, show-off erudition.”.…Andrew O’Hehir on Your Highness: “Gingival surgery would be more fun…The excitement of a mid-‘80s made-for-TV action flick and the authenticity of a Renaissance Faire held in an abandoned field behind a Courtyard by Marriott.”….
April 18, 2011Dana Milbank on Obama: “The bastard child of an unholy union of pragmatism and centrism.”….Donald Trump: “Obama is not the right messenger. We are not a respected nation anymore. The world is laughing at us.”….Max Read on Trump: “Ocherous churl.”….Karl Rove on Trump: “A joke candidate…Off there in the nutty right.”….Rush Limbaugh on Obama: “His base is made up of people even more vile than he is...A lot of it is just walking human debris on the Democrat base side.”….Rep. Ed Markey on GOP: “Used to stand for Grand Old Party. Now it stands for Gang of Polluters.”….Chris Matthews on birthers: “There's a place for people like this. Standing at the New York Port Authority bus terminal, engaged in an animated, excited conversation -- with nobody. “….
April 13, 2011Michele Bachmann on Planned Parenthood: “The LensCrafters of big abortion.”….Harry Reid on Paul Ryan plan: “Reckless.”….Rep. Paul Ryan on Obama speech: “Dramatically inaccurate…hopelessly inadequate.”….Iowa GOP Chair Matt Strawn: “A self-indulgent lecture.”….Rep. Kevin McCarthy: “Shameless political attacks and scare tactics.”….Mitt Romney: “Too little, too late.”….Tim Pawlenty: “Window dressing.”….Fred Barnes: “Always lets you down.”….Joe Scarborough: “There’s not a corporation in America that would thrive with this sort of leadership.”….MS Gov. Haley Barbour : “Doesn’t get it.”….Tim Pawlenty: “I'm not one who questions the existence of the president's birth certificate. But when you listen to his policies, don't you at least wonder what planet he's from? “….Donald Trump on the U.S.: “Has never been in such bad shape as it is now.”….