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September 16, 2012
Liz Cheney on Obama: "Apologizing for America, appeasing our enemies, abandoning our allies and slashing our military."....Todd Akin on Obama: "Apologizing to all people, a lot of countries who are enemies...He's just apologizing because he doesn't like America."....Sen. James Inhofe on Obama: "Appeasement and apology."....James Taranto on Obama: "A submissive-sounding president."....Jonathan Tobin on Obama: "Determined to win the love of the Islamic world."....Romney foreign policy adviser Richard Williamson on Obama: "It's amateur hour."....Peggy Noonan on Romney: "Looked weak...He looks like Richard Nixon."....Sen. Frank Lautenberg on Romney: "An atrocious political response that undermines our unity."....Ruth Marcus on Romney: "[A] dishonest effort to take advantage of this national tragedy for his own political ends...Disgraceful."....Sen. John Kerry on Romney: "Callous and just sad."....LA Times: "[An] outrageous exercise in opportunism."....Joyce Carol Oates on Romney: "Ghastly."....

September 12, 2012
Mitt Romney on U.S. embassy's statement: "An apology for American principles."....William Kristol on statement: "Disgraceful."....Jonathan Tobin on statement: "Shocking...Craven."....Former Ambassador Richard Williamson on Obama administration: "Apologizes for our values."....Sarah Palin on Obama: "If he doesn't have a 'big stick' to carry, maybe it's time for him to grow one."....Joan Walsh on Romney: "Cheap political grandstanding...Cruel opportunism...Is proving he would be a disaster as president."...."Rep. Loretta Sanchez on Romney: "A t-ball move."....Bob Shrum on Romney: "Came across as an opportunist...I don't think he's ready to be commander in chief."....Ron Fournier on Romney: "Ham-handed."....Rush Limbaugh on Romney: "He may as well be Elmer Fudd as far as we're concerned. We're voting against Obama."....Filmmaker Sam Bacile: "Islam is a cancer, period."....

September 10, 2012
Mitt Romney on Dems: "Veering further and further away into an extreme wing that Americans don't recognize."....Charles Krauthammer on Obama acceptance: "One of the emptiest speeches I have ever heard on a national stage."....Mike Huckabee on Romney: "If you have cancer, who cares if your surgeon is a jerk?"....Andrew Sullivan on Bush: "The moaning skeleton in Romney's closet."....Marco Rubio: "Under Barack Obama, the only change is that hope has been hard to find."....John Kerry on Romney: "Talks like he's only seen Russia by watching 'Rocky IV.'"....former MI Gov. Jennifer Granholm: "In Romney's world, the cars get the elevator, and the workers get the shaft."....Bob Cesca on GOP: "Whining and pooping its big boy pants about how the Democrats are being SO MEAN."....Rep. Joe Walsh on Sandra Fluke: "We're raising Americans who don't know how to take care of themselves, who feel entitled...Get a job!"....R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe on Fox News: "Our music does not belong there...We have little or no respect for their puff adder brand of reportage."....Katie Roiphe on Naomi Wolf's book Vagina: A Biography: "It would be hard to write a parody more effective, more sublime, than this."....

September 5, 2012
Romney on Dem convention: "A celebration of failure."....OH Gov. Ted Strickland: "Mitt Romney has so little economic patriotism that even his money needs a passport. It summers on the beaches of the Cayman Islands and winters on the slopes of the Swiss alps."....MD Gov. Martin O'Malley on Romney: "Just because you bank against the United States of America doesn't mean the rest of us are willing to sell her out."....San Antonio mayor Julian Castro on Romney: "Has undergone an extreme makeover, and it ain't pretty."....Sen. Chuck Schumer on Romney: "Confuses his own narrow, self-interest -- and that of people like him -- with the national interest."....Sen. Tom Harkin on Romney: "More suited as Robot Romney to be driving on Mars than he is being a candidate for president of the United States."....Paul Ryan on life under the Obama administration: "A dull, adventureless journey from one entitlement to the next, a government-planned life, a country where everything is free but us."....Joe Biden on Romney: "Ready to go to war in Syria and Iran."....Romney spokesperson Amanda Hennenberg on Biden: "Has been wrong about every major foreign policy question of the past 30 years."....Hank Williams, Jr., on Obama: "Hates cowboys, hates cowgirls, hates fishing, hates farming, loves gays. We hate him!"....Alec Baldwin on Williams: "A pathetic, wheezing fossil...A broken-down senile, racist coot."....

September 4, 2012
Paul Ryan on Obama: "He's run out of ideas. He's going to be running a campaign based on envy and division, based on frustration and anger."....LA mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on GOP platform: "Looks like the platform of 1812."....Senate majority leader Harry Reid on Romney tax returns: "Never in modern American history has a presidential candidate tried so hard to hide himself from the people he hopes to serve."....Sen. Tom Harkin on Clint Eastwood: "The perfect icon for today's Republican Tea Party: an old angry white man spewing incoherent nonsense."....Fox News' Sally Kohn: "The Romney-Ryan campaign has likely created dozens of new jobs among the legions of additional fact checkers that media outlets are rushing to hire to sift through the mountain of cow dung that flowed from Ryan's mouth."....GOP robocall on Obama: "Raiding $716 billion from Medicare, changing the program forever -- taxing wheel chairs and pacemakers, raising taxes on families making less then $120,000."....Madeleine Albright: "I can't understand why any woman would want to vote for Mitt Romney, except maybe Mrs. Romney."....Tom Morello on Paul Ryan: "The embodiment of the machine our music rages against."....

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