What a long, strange strip it's been
Welcome to the Doonesbury Mudline Archive!
April 7, 2019
.....................Trump on Dems: "The party of high taxes, open borders, late-term abortion, crime, witch hunts and delusions."....Donald Trump Jr. on Rep. Adam Schiff: "Clown...How is this hack in charge of the House 'Intelligence' Committee? What a joke."....Roger Stone on Barbara Bush: "Nasty, rude, vindictive, entitled, self-important."....Rush Limbaugh on Mayor Pete Buttigieg: "He grew up learning Gramsci and Marx and Engels. He didn't grow up learning about Madison, Jefferson, and Washington."....Rep. Devin Nunes on Mueller report: "The Mueller dossier...Partisans wrote this."....Trump on Mueller investigation: "A fraudulent Russian Witch Hunt. It's about time the perpetrators of this fraud on me and the American People start defending their dishonest and treasonous acts."....Sen. Mike Lee: "Climate change is no joke but the Green New Deal is a joke. It is the legislative equivalent of Austin Powers' Dr. Evil demanding sharks with frickin' lasers on their heads."....Tucker Carlson on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: "A 29-year-old former bartender...A moron and nasty and more self-righteous than any televangelist who ever preached a sermon on cable access. She's not impressive, she's awful."....AOC in response: "You know you're winning when the GOP resort to vapid, personal insults."....Denise McAllister on 'The View' co-hosts: "A round table of delusional mental midgets."....Robert Reich on Sen. Mitch McConnell: "The epitome of unprincipled power...Is actively and willfully destroying the Senate."....Andrew Sullivan: "If it was once possible to distinguish Rachel Maddow's conspiracy mongering from Glenn Beck's, it no longer is."....Rich Lowry on Biden: "His fundamental offense is not realizing that some people might not be as into Joe Biden as Joe Biden is into Joe Biden. He has an ego, not a libido, problem."....Trump on the press: "They are truly the ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE."....Ann Coulter: "Trump may be a shallow, narcissistic conman, but that doesn't mean the media are not the enemy of the people. Both things can be true."....former WH communications director Anthony Scaramucci on why Trump lies: "He thinks it's fun."....George Conway: "Fish don't swim because they think it's fun; they swim because they're fish."....Rick Reilly, author of 'Commander in Cheat': "Trump doesn't just cheat at golf. He cheats like a three-card monte dealer...He lies about his lies."....Trump: "Now the Democrats have even allowed the terrible scourge of anti-Semitism to take root in their party and in their country.".............................................
March 24, 2019
.............................Ann Coulter on Trump: "He's like a waiter who compliments us for ordering the hamburger, but keeps bringing us fish."....Donald Trump Jr. on Sen. Chuck Schumer: "Schmuck."....Trump: "I was never a fan of John McCain and I never will be."....Meghan McCain: "Okay, you aren't a fan. One more in a long list of things you are not. Honest. Brave. Smart. Tough. Disciplined. Kind. Generous."....Rep. Maxine Waters on Trump's McCain criticisms: "Unhinged and deranged attacks."....MSNBC's Mike Barnicle on Trump: "A friendless empty vessel."....Rick Wilson on Trump: "His ongoing behavior with Vladimir Putin ranges between obsequiousness and full-on boot-licking. His bromance with Kim Jong Un is pursued with the fruitless vigor of a ninth-grader courting the head cheerleader."....Stephen Colbert: "Trump has trouble showing love for things that are not him."....Trump on Joe Biden: "Another low-IQ individual."....George Conway: "All Americans should be thinking seriously now about Trump's mental condition and psychological state, including and especially the media, Congress -- and the Vice President and Cabinet."....Trump on George Conway: "A total loser."....George Conway on Trump: "A lying piece of garbage."....Abby Huntsman on Trump: "Leadership and decency may not matter on a reality show, but it sure as hell matters when you're running the free world."....Newt Gingrich on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: "In a healthy society, she would be a joke. She doesn't know anything. Her views are based on whatever random thought comes in that morning, and her proposals are beyond silly."....Donald Trump Jr. on Beto O'Rourke: "OMG. I couldn't hear the stupidity through the hand motions."....Laurence Tribe on Trump: "Defaming the FBI hurts America. In case you give a damn."....Trump on late-night comedy hosts: "Weak and untalented."....Jimmy Kimmel on Trump: "You stop being terrible, we'll stop pointing it out, okay?"....Trump on Dems: "Are for Open Borders and Crime!"....Howard Fineman on Trump: "The ultimate amateur."....CNN contributor Paul Begala on Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump: "Cockroaches."....Trump on Joe Biden: "The dummy."....NYT columnist Michelle Goldberg: "The president's singular governing innovation has been to engage in grift so baroque, so galactically expansive, that trying to comprehend it all at once tests the limit of the human mind."....Trump on Justice Department during Obama presidency: "A broken and corrupt machine."....National Security Council member William Happer on climate science: "A cult...The demonization of carbon dioxide is just like the demonization of the poor Jews under Hitler."....former Greenpeace Canada president Patrick Moore: "The whole climate crisis is not only Fake News, it's Fake Science. There is no climate crisis."....Trump: "Twitter is a way that we can get out the word when we have a corrupt media."....Andrew Sullivan on Trump tweets: "Talk about 'ripe for tyranny.'...Trump is showing his foes and friends that he can say anything, abuse anyone, lie about anything, break every norm of decency, propriety, and prudence -- and suffer no consequences at all. It's all a dominance ritual."....Bill Maher on Trump: "I don't need the Mueller report to know he's a traitor. I have a TV."........................................
March 20, 2019
............Trump on Tom Steyer: "Doesn't have the 'guts' or money to run for President. He's all talk!"....Jon Meacham on Trump: "As president, he has raised narcissism to Homeric heights!"....Joe Scarborough on Trump: "Hasn't met a tryrant he doesn't love."....Jeet Heer: "Trump is not a liar. He's something worse. A bulls*** artist...The bulls*** artist works to erase the very possibility of knowing the truth."....Lou Dobbs on House Judiciary Committee: "They're behaving like, I don't know, Russian revolutionaries...This is a war on this president, this administration, and the American system of government."....Sean Hannity: "The hate-Trump agenda is now hitting literally psychotic levels of derangement."....Rep. Maxine Waters on Trump: "The most prolific, consistent, good for nothing liar this country has ever experienced."....Trump: "Nadler, Schiff and the Dem heads of the Committees have gone stone cold CRAZY."....Sean Hannity on Dems: "All they care about is getting their power back so they can institute socialism right here in this country."....Trump on House Judiciary Committee: "Eighty-one people or organizations got letters. It's a disgrace for our country."....former Fox News president Joe Peyronnin on Fox News: "It's as if the President has his own press organization. It's not healthy."....former Fox commentator Simon Rosenberg: "Fox is no longer conservative -- it's anti-democratic."....former FCC Chief of Staff Blair Levin: "Trump serves as a carnival barker at Fox...Fox's great insight wasn't necessarily a great desire for a conservative point of view...The genius was seeing that there's an attraction to fear-based, anger-based politics that has to do with class and race."....former contributor Bill Kristol on Fox News: "Before, it was conservative, but it wasn't crazy. Now it's just propaganda."....Trump: "There was no collusion! It was a hoax. There was no anything."...........................
March 15, 2019
........................Sen. John Kennedy on Paul Manafort: "A grifter...He's just a sleazoid."....Chris Christie on Steve Bannon: "A fraud, a nobody, and a liar."....Donald Trump Jr. on CNN: "The programming is such garbage."....Trump on Mueller investigation: "A total Witch Hunt -- All started illegally by Crooked Hillary Clinton, the DNC and others!"....South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg on VP Mike Pence: "How can he allow himself to become the cheerleader of the porn star presidency?"....Trump on Ann Coulter: "Wacky Nut Job."....Donald Trump Jr. on Adam Schiff: "Weasel."....George Conway on Trump: "Wherever he goes and whatever he does, Trump will always be summa cum liar."....Roger Stone: "I now find myself on Crooked Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller's hit list."....Trump on Mueller investigation: "There's no collusion...These people are sick."....Donald Trump Jr. on House Intelligence Committee: "They're not looking for the truth. It's a joke."....WH Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Dems: "A radical agenda of making a socialist country, killing babies after they're born, and pushing a 'Green New Deal' that would destroy jobs and bankrupt America."....Trump: "The Democrats have become the anti-Israel party, they've become an anti-Jewish party."....Donald Trump Jr.: "'Little' Michael Bloomberg...never had the guts to run for president."....Brit Hume on AOC: "She's kinda adorable, sort of, in the way that a five-year-old child can be adorable."....Tucker Carlson in 2007: "I love women, but they're extremely primitive. They're basic, they're not that hard to understand."...............................
March 3, 2019
....................Trump on former FBI Director James Comey: "A bad, bad guy...He was a bad cop, and he was a dirty cop."....Trump on Michael Cohen testifying before House Oversight Committee: "A fake hearing."....Rep. Matt Gaetz on Cohen: "Do your wife and father-in-law know about your girlfriends? Maybe tonight would be a good time for a chat. I wonder if she'll remain faithful while you're in prison."....WH Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Cohen: "It's laughable that anyone would take a convicted liar like Cohen at his word, and pathetic to see him given yet another opportunity to spread his lies."....Anderson Cooper "When Cohen testifies...it will be a known liar, who lied for another known liar, because the liar told him to lie and paid him to lie."....Rep. Jim Jordan on Cohen: "Delusional."....RNC on Cohen: "HAVE FUN IN PRISON!"....Trump on Sen. Mazie Hirono: "The crazy female senator from the state of Ohio. She's like a crazed person."....Trump: "I am an innocent man being persecuted by some very bad, very conflicted and corrupt people in a Witch Hunt that is illegal and should never have been allowed to start."....Trump on Rep. Adam Schiff: "Little Shifty Schiff."....Trump on Jeff Sessions as AG: "Weak and ineffective."....Trump on NYT reporter Maggie Haberman: "A third-rate reporter...known as a Crooked H flunkie."....Trump: "Robert Mueller put 13 of the angriest Democrats in the history of our country on the commission. One of them was involved with the Hillary Clinton Foundation, running it. Another one has perhaps the worst reputation of any human being I've ever seen -- all killers."....Sen. Ted Cruz on Green New Deal: "Democrats want to kill all the cows."....Bill Kristol on conservatism under Trump: "Reveling in...stupidity."....WaPo Editorial Board: "President Trump is a liar with a defective character -- and, possibly, a criminal."....CNN Security Analyst Sam Vinograd: "How many parts of President Putin's to-do list was President Trump trying to accomplish today?"....Rush Limbaugh on Tom Steyer: "A Democrat billionaire from California who is a gigantic participant in the worldwide man-made climate change hoax."....George Conway on Trump: "Malignant narcissism...Sociopath."....Donald Trump Jr. on Dems: "They really hate Trump much more than they like America."....Joe Scarborough on Donald Trump Jr.: "Fredo."....Bill O'Reilly on progressives: "They are now running wild, passing out the pitchforks and whipping up the groundlings. Backed by mobs of Twitter assassins and financed by shadowy groups like MoveOn and Media Matters, the far left can hurt you quick. And will. Happily."....Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Trump administration: "The extremist Ku Klux Klan government that Donald Trump directs wants a war over oil, and more than just oil."....David Corn on Trump and Kim: "It is sickening to watch a president of the United States suck up to a murderous tyrant."....Gail Collins on Trump: "He's our own special unique despot wannabe."....Dwight Garner: "We will be reading about Trump and his administration for the rest of our lives, for the exact opposite reason that we will also be reading about Lincoln and his for the rest of our lives."....Fox & Friends co-host Pete Hegseth on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: "It's like your kids spewing nonsense at you and you're like, 'Quiet, quiet. Learn something before you come back to me.'"....Rush Limbaugh on AOC: "Grow up."....Matt Lewis: "They say you never stand so tall as when you stoop to kiss someone's ass. If this is true, then Trump is surrounded by giants."....Trump on Dems: "They don't mind executing babies after birth."....Michelle Malkin on the U.S.: "Our shining city on a hill has become a much-abused doormat to the world."....former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Trump: "I just have trouble accepting him as a person, and so franikly I don't see anything he's doing right...In hindsight, I wish every day for a George Bush again."....Trump on former Sen. Harry Reid: "Working hard to put a good spin on his failed career. He led through lies and deception, only to be replaced by another beauty, Cryin' Chuck Schumer."....Ex-CIA Director John Brennan on Trump remarks: "You shame yourself and the Office of the Presidency every time you try to smear those who dedicate their lives to public service. [They] have worked selflessly on behalf of their fellow citizens, something unfamiliar to one as selfish as you."....Soledad O'Brien: "Our president is a moron.".....Trump on Beto O'Rourke: "A young man who's got very little going for himself, except he's got a great first name."...................................