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November 23, 2015

"It's always a pleasure to talk to you... You know, I'd buy that... You knew that stuff cold... Fair response... Good response... Oh, it's a great point... It's a very good answer... Very good... I agree... All right, that I believe... Your numbers are going to go up... Donald Trump, thank you, always a pleasure."

– Radio host Hugh Hewitt, during various points in his interview with Donald Trump, who accused him of asking "gotcha" questions

November 20, 2015

"You tell me."

– Donald Trump, when asked how his plan to require a database for all Muslims in the U.S. would be different from the Nazis tracking the Jews in Germany

November 19, 2015

"Lives in a fantasy world."-- Gov. Chris Christie on President Obama"In my book I predicted terrorism because I can feel it. I can feel it like I feel a good location."-- Donald Trump, on writing in 2000 that Osama bin Laden wanted to strike the U.S."The Muslim religion and philosophy is to murder, rape, and decapitate anyone who is a non-Muslim."-- Rhode Island state Sen. Elaine Morgan"Tennessee is a sovereign state...We need to activate the Tennessee National Guard and stop [Syrian refugees] from coming into the state, by whatever means we can."-- TN state Rep. Glen Casada"Franklin D. Roosevelt felt compelled to sequester Japanese foreign nationals after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and it appears that the threat of harm to Americans from ISIS now is just as real and serious as that from our enemies then."-- Roanoke, VA mayor David Bowers"Thirty thousand [Syrian] refugees will be welcomed [into our country] over the next two years."-- French President Francois Hollande"

November 18, 2015

"It's time to wake up and smell the falafel."

– Mike Huckabee

November 17, 2015

"If you're in a war of culture and lifestyle with France, good f***ing luck! Because go ahead, bring your bankrupt ideology; they'll bring Jean-Paul Sartre, Edith Piaf, fine wine, Gauloises cigarettes, Camus, Camembert, madeleines, macarons, Marcel Proust, and the f***ing croquembouche...You just brought a philosophy of rigorous self-abnegation to a pastry fight, my friends! You are f***ed!"

– John Oliver on ISIS

November 16, 2015

"In order to make [ISIS] look like losers, we have to destroy their caliphate."

– Ben Carson

November 15, 2015

"If you're a Christian, increasingly in Lebanon or Syria, you're going to be beheaded."

– Jeb Bush, referring to 40% of the population of Lebanon

November 14, 2015

"I love San Francisco. I guess it's kind of falling apart now with all the homeless and the urine and the puke everywhere, but still it's just gorgeous."

– Rush Limbaugh

November 13, 2015

"Obamacare isn't helping anyone."

– Carly Fiorina

November 12, 2015

"Philosophy doesn't work when you run something."

– John Kasich