What a long, strange strip it's been
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August 17, 2011Rick Perry on Obama: “The greatest threat to our country.”….Herman Cain on impeaching Obama: “Would be a great thing to do.”….Michael Goodwin on Obama: “Can boast to the first lady: ‘Honey, I shrunk the presidency.’”….Rush Limbaugh on Obama bus trip: “Magical Misery Tour.”….Joe Scarborough on Michele Bachmann: “She is a joke…Her candidacy is a joke.”….Kathy Griffin to Michele Bachmann: “Were you born a bigot or did you, like, grow into it?”….Ann Coulter: “If Britain of 1939 were composed of the current British population, the entirety of Europe would today be doing the ‘Heil Hitler’ salute and singing the ‘Horst Wessel Song.’"….David Mamet on affirmative action: “As injust as chattel slavery.”….
August 12, 2011Tim Pawlenty on Michele Bachmann: "Everything she’s led the charge against, she’s failed to accomplish.”….Rick Santorum on Ron Paul: “Obviously not seeing the world very clearly.”….Newt Gingrich on debate questions: “Playing Mickey Mouse games.”….Erick Erickson on debate: “Like the island of Misfit Toys.”….Romney on Obama: “I've watched this president go across the country attacking [successful] people.”….Andrew Sullivan on Romney: “There's a plasticness to him that makes him look as if he is always impersonating a human being rather than being one.”….David Axelrod on Texas under Rick Perry: “A record of decimation not of progress.”….Perry on Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare: “A Ponzi scheme.”….Jim Demint on Obama: “The most anti-business and I consider anti-American administration in my lifetime.”….Cenk Uygur on Obama: “The worst negotiator.”….Rush Limbaugh on Obama: “Engineering the decline of the American republic.”….Grover Norquist: “Republican elected officials who vote for a tax increase are rat heads in a Coke bottle!”….Reagan budget director David Stockman on Norquist: ”A fiscal-policy terrorist…The Taliban of Taxation.”….
August 9, 2011Tim Geithner on S and P: “A stunning lack of knowledge.”….Paul Krugman on S and P: “The last people whose judgment we should trust.”…. Tavis Smiley on debt deal: “A declaration of war on the poor.”….CNN’s Carol Costello on the poor: ”What are they complaining about?”….Mitt Romney on Obama: “Out of his depth.”….Romney campaign manager Matt Rhoades on Obama: “He knows he has failed.”….Michael Steele on Obama presidency: “Inauthentic, unprincipled and ‘weird’.”….GOP strategist Kevin Madden on Obama: “Has now shriveled into a weak, small-minded president.”….Dem strategist Christine Pelosi on Romney: “A flip-flopper…a job destroyer.”…Judge H. Lee Sarokin: “Some of our elected representatives would bring down this country in pursuit of their own jihad….I want an America that is not governed by bullies and brats.”….Joe Scarborough on the U.S.: “This is not John Wayne’s America. This is Gordon Gekko’s America.”….Tea Party Nation CEO Judson Phillips: “I detest and despise everything the left stands for. How anybody can endorse and embrace an ideology that has killed a billion people in the last century is beyond me.”….former Obama adviser Christina Romer on economy: “Pretty darn f**ked.”….Al Gore on global warming dismissers: “Washing back at you the same crap over and over and over again...They pay pseudo scientists to pretend to be scientists to put out the message: ‘This climate thing, it’s nonsense. Man-made CO2 doesn’t trap heat. It may be volcanoes.’ Bullshit! ‘It may be sun spots.’ Bullshit! ‘It’s not getting warmer.’ Bullshit!”….
August 1, 2011Rep. Emanuel Cleaver on debt deal: “A sugar-coated Satan sandwich.”….NYTimes: “Demonstrates the effectiveness of extortion.”….Bernie Sanders: “Balances the budget on the backs of struggling Americans.”….Tea Party leader Mark Meckler: “We have compromised our way into disaster.”….Glenn Beck: “The people in Washington are taking us to hell.”….Michele Bachmann on Obama: “Has failed to lead.”….Lawrence O’Donnell on Kevin McCarthy: “The most misguided House Majority Whip in history.”….Sen. John McCain on Tea Partiers: “Hobbits.”….Sen. Rand Paul on McCain: “Lord of the Tarp…I’d rather be a hobbit than a troll.”….
July 26, 2011House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer on GOP: “They intentionally walk more than Barry Bonds. They can’t take yes for an answer.”….House Speaker John Boehner on Obama: “Would not take yes for an answer.”….Harry Reid on CCandB bill: “Some of the worst legislation in the history of this country.”….NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg on government leaders: “In thrall to pseudo-economics and ideology.”….Josh Marshall on debt ceiling crisis: “At some level it's a game of chicken…But to really get what's going on you've got to understand one key point: one of the two cars doesn't have a driver in it.”….Huffington Post on the Internet: “Just as addictive as cigarettes and booze.”….