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September 19, 2013
Sen. Robert Menendez on Putin NYT editorial: "I almost wanted to vomit."....Newt Gingrich on Obama: "You have Putin playing chess and Obama playing, frankly, a very lucky game of tic-tac-toe."....Michael Tomasky: "What Gingrich is still even doing on television is the first mystery."....Bill Maher on the U.S.: "We're starting to look, not so much like the world's policeman, but more like George Zimmerman -- itching to use force and then pretending it's because we had no choice."....Daniel D'Addario on Meghan McCain: "Has been given 30 minutes a week on an aspirant cable network to prove that she has nothing to say."....Jon Stewart on Fox: "Its modus operandi is to foment dissent in the form of a relentless, irrational contrarianism to Barack Obama and all things Democratic to advance its ultimate objective of creating a deliberately misinformed body politic whose fear, anger, mistrust and discontent is the manna upon which it sustains its parasitic, succubus-like existence."....

September 10, 2013
Fox News host Dana Perino on atheists suing re 'under God': "If these people really don't like it, they don't have to live here...I'm tired of them."....Bill O'Reilly on Obama: "I want to know why he just won't lead."....Chris Hayes: "I'm pretty sure Lincoln would have hated Bill O'Reilly."....Rep. Peter King on Obama: "I wish he was more of a commander in chief than a community organizer."....Karl Rove on Syria: "An unmitigated disaster. Amateur hour at the White House."....David Stockman on U.S. foreign policy: "Five decades of incessant meddling, bullying, and subversion around the globe."....MSNBC's Steve Benen on Donald Rumsfeld: "A first-ballot inductee in the Chutzpah Hall of Fame."....Lawrence O'Donnell to Anthony Weiner: "What is WRONG with you?"....

September 4, 2013
Sen. Ted Cruz on Syria intervention: "[Obama wants us to] serve as Al Qaeda's air force."....Sen. John McCain on Cruz: "Totally uninformed."....David Stockman on Obama: "Declaring himself the world's spanker in chief."....GOP strategist Brad Dayspring on Mitch McConnell opponent Alison Lundergan Grimes: "An empty dress...Babbles incoherently and stares blankly into the camera as though she's a freshman in high school."....NJ state Sen. Barbara Buono: "I don't know about you, but seeing Chris Christie frolicking on the beach is not going to drive me to go to the shore."....Geraldo Rivera on Duquesne University disinviting him to speak after he posted a shirtless bathroom selfie: "Pretentious censorship."....Miley Cyrus on herself: "I am so f***ed up."....

August 27, 2013
Gov. Chris Christie on NY Daily News writer Manesh Mehta: "An idiot."....Daily News on Christie: "Fatso!"....Michael Reagan on The Butler: "There you go again, Hollywood...A bunch of lies."....Donald Trump on government lawsuit re Trump University: "Incompetent...Terribly drawn."....Trump on NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman: "A political hack."....Mika Brzezinski on Miley Cyrus' MVA performance: "Disgusting and embarrassing...Pathetic, desperate, sick."....NY Daily News' Jim Farber: "If some consider Robin Thicke's clip for Blurred Lines 'kinda rapey,' Miley's show seemed 'kinda kiddie-porny.'"....The Guardian's Hadley Freeman: "Like King, I too have a dream...that female celebrities will one day feel that they don't need to imitate porn actors on magazine covers and in their stage acts."....Gawker on Cyrus: "Looked, audaciously, daringly, like an idiot."....Chicago Tribune's Laurel Brown: "You sometimes have to wonder if mind-altering substances are required for anyone hoping to perform at the VMAs."...Rush Limbaugh: "Pure, unadulterated rot."....Anderson Cooper: "Yawningly formulaic...the only way Miley Cyrus could shock me with a VMA performance would be to play a heartfelt and original composition on the guitar and to actually sing."....

August 23, 2013
Sen. Tom Coburn on Obama administration: "A ton of incompetence...I'm fed up...I think they're getting perilously close [to impeachment]."....Former WH adviser David Axelrod on Coburn: "Way out of bounds...Speaks to a kind of virus that's infected our politics."....Maureen Dowd on the Clintons: "Want to squeeze money from rich people wherever they live on planet Earth, insatiably gobbling up cash for politics and charity and themselves from the same incestuous swirl."....Sen. Claire McCaskill on Obama rodeo clown: "It's shameful and it's unacceptable."....Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon spokesman: "Deplorable."....Texas Rep. Steve Stockman on criticism of clown: "Liberals have targeted this man for personal destruction to create a climate of fear."....Joe Scarborough on GOP: "Let's stop being rodeo clowns."....Camille Paglia on Anthony Weiner: "Two words: pathetic dork. How sickeningly debased our politics have become that this jabbering cartoon weasel could be taken seriously for a second as a candidate for mayor of New York."....Entrepreneur Peter Shih critiquing his own much-trashed critique of SF: "Idiotic, childish, thoughtless, hurtful and offensive."....

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