What a long, strange strip it's been
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May 3, 2011NY Daily News on bin Laden: “Rot in hell.”….Washington Post: “Son of a bitch.”….NY Post: “Bastard.”….Rush Limbaugh: “Have you seen the picture of these clowns in the Situation Room from Sunday?...The smallest guy in the room is Obama.”….Rep. Allen West: “If you support Medicare the way it is now, you can kiss the United States of America goodbye.”….Julian Assange on Facebook: “The most appalling spying machine that has ever been invented.”….Orly Taitz on Obama long form birth certificate: “Very inventive computer art.”….Morrissey on Royal Family: “Benefit scroungers, nothing else.”….Glenn Beck on Glee: “A horror show…A nightmare.”….
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. “….