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  • September 20, 2016

    | September 20, 2016
    Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Donald Trump:"Thin-skinned, temperamental...Willfully ignorant about the rest of the world...Unqualified and unfit to be commander-in-chief...Beyond repair."....Trump on Gates: "A nasty guy...An absolute clown."....Congressional Black Caucus chairman G.K. Butterfield on Trump: "A disgusting fraud."....Harry Reid on Trump: "A human leech who will bleed the country... Would turn America into a big scam, like Trump University."....Trump on Reid: "Should go back and start working out again with his rubber work-out pieces."....Maureen Dowd on Trump: "I think of him as a toon. He's just drawn that way."....Trump on Dowd: "A neurotic dope."....Charles M. Blow on Trump: "Lies with a ferocious abandon...The truth shifts beneath Trump like sand."....NYer editor David Remnick on Trump: "Does not so much struggle with the truth as strangle it altogether...A pathological liar of a kind and quality that we have not seen in recent presidential politics and perhaps ever."....Trump: "Why isn't President Obama working, instead of campaigning for Hillary Clinton?"....George Takei in response: "As commander-in-chief, he is sworn to protect us from threats both foreign and domestic. You, sir, are the latter."....Green Party candidate Jill Stein on Trump vs. Clinton: "Death by gunshot or death by strangulation." super PAC head Alex Castellanos on HRC: "Nana Clinton."....Bill Maher on Trump: "Orange Hitler."....
  • September 14, 2016

    | September 14, 2016
    Keith Olbermann on Donald Trump: "A demonic messiah in Oompa Loompa's clothing."....Trump on Hillary Clinton: "An unstable person."....Mike Pence: "[Vladimir Putin] has been far more a leader than our president."....Trump on 'Art of the Deal' ghostwriter Tony Schwartz: "Irrelevant dope!"....Colin Powell on Trump: "A national disgrace."....Nicholas Kristof on Matt Lauer: "An embarrassment to journalism."....Samantha Bee on Lauer: "A human Splenda...Maybe this Halloween he could dress up as a journalist."....Hillary Clinton: "You can put half of Trump's supporters into what I call the Basket of Deplorables."....NY woman attacking two Muslim women and their children: "Get the f*** out of America, bitches. This is America -- you shouldn't be different from us."....Ann Coulter on Humayun Kahn: "A snarling Muslim."....Cher on Trump: "A f***ing idiot."....Don Cheadle on Trump: "Truly a P.O.S."....Mike Huckabee on Colin Kaepernick: "I think we ought to take a certain NFL quarterback, ask him where he'd like to go, and send him there with all these liberals who somehow resent the country."....Trump on Kaepernick: "Maybe he should find a country that works better for him."....Wayne Newton on Kaepernick: "Get the hell out."...Kid Rock: "F*** Colin Kaepernick."....Alabama pastor and high school football announcer Allen Joyner over loudspeaker: "If you don't want to stand for the National Anthem, you can line up over there by the fence and let our military personnel take a few shots at you, since they've been taking shots for you."....
  • September 9, 2016

    | September 09, 2016
    Donald Trump on Barack Obama: "Putin's been a leader, far more than our president has been a leader."....Romney strategist Stuart Stevens on Trump's Putin remarks: "A nominee of a major party is praising a thug who kills journalists, invades neighbors, and steals billions...Is Trump really an American?"....Trump on U.S. military: "I think under the leadership of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton the generals have been reduced to rubble. They have been reduced to a point that's embarrassing for our country."....Sen. Harry Reid on Trump: "An American nightmare."....Trump on Clinton: "Putin looks at her and he laughs."....Michael Tomasky on Trump: "I-don't-give-a-crap pride in his own ignorance."....Trump on the U.S. military: "It is sadly depleted."....Emily's List on Trump: "Dangerously clueless on how to keep our country safe."....Chelsea Clinton on Trump: "Sad, misogynistic, sexist rhetoric."....West Deptford, NJ township committee candidate Mike Krawitz to Daily Beast writer Olivia Nuzzi, following her posting of a story about Trump: "I. Hope. Somebody. Rapes. You. Today."....Trump on the U.S.: "We're losing our jobs like we're a bunch of babies."....Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte on U.S. ambassador Philip Goldberg: "That gay son of a bitch. He annoys me."....
  • September 2, 2016

    | September 02, 2016
    Former Obama campaign manager David Plouffe on Trump: "We have a psychopath running for president. I mean, he meets the clinical definition, okay?"....Trump on Clinton: "Believe me, folks, she's crooked."....Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros on Fox News: "A sex-fueled, Playboy-Mansion-like cult."....Fox News on Tantaros: "All the hallmarks of the 'wannabe.'...Tantaros is not a victim; she is an opportunist."....Maine Gov. Paul LePage voicemail for Democratic Rep. Drew Gattine: "You little son-of-a-bitch socialist ****sucker...I want you to record this and make it public, because I am after you."....Rudy Giuliani on Beyonce and other performers at the VMAs: "I save more black lives than any of those people...".... Tina Brown: "The Trumps are the Bizarro World version of the Kennedys."....Ice Cube: "I will never endorse a Motha***** like Donald Trump! Ever!"....John Oliver on Ryan Lochte: "America's idiot sea cow."....
  • August 26, 2016

    | August 26, 2016
    Donald Trump on America: "It can't get any worse than what it is right now."....Retired Rear Admiral John Hutson on Trump: "You're not fit to polish John McCain's boots."....Trump on the Clinton Foundation: "The most corrupt enterprise in political history."....Sen. Mark Kirk on President Obama: "Acting like the drug dealer in chief."....Trump on "Morning Joe": "Sad and irrelevant...Two clowns!...Unwatchable."....Trump on Mika Brzezinski: "A neurotic and not very bright woman."....Joe Scarborough on Trump: "Neurotic and not very bright? Look in the mirror."....Trump rally audience shout-outs on Hillary: "Hang the bitch!...Kill the bitch!"....Former Sec. of State George P. Shultz on a Trump presidency: "God help us."....Trump on Clinton: "Lacks the mental and physical stamina to take on ISIS."....HuffPo on Trump: "A serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racist, misogynist and birther."....Jerry Falwell, Jr. on Obama and Clinton: "Neville Chamberlains of our time."....Former Reagan spokesman Doug Elmets: "I knew Ronald Reagan. I worked for Ronald Reagan. Donald Trump, you are no Ronald Reagan."....