Tuesday Short Cuts

Great question: "Is there ANY reporter willing to ask Bill Clinton about RAPING me?" —Juanita Broaddrick

Political Editors · Jun. 5, 2018

Insight: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” —Aristotle (384-322 BC)

For the record: “He was my boss. He was the most powerful man on the planet. He was 27 years my senior with enough life experience to know better. He was at the time at the pinnacle of his career, while I was at my first job out of college.” —Monica Lewinsky on Bill Clinton, who is making the rounds this week saying justice prevailed in this case

Great question: “Is there ANY reporter willing to ask Bill Clinton about RAPING me?” —Juanita Broaddrick

Alpha Jackass: “I wish that I didn’t suspect that the prolonged, poorly explained public absence of Melania Trump could be about concealing abuse. I wish that it was a ludicrous prospect. I wish that [Donald Trump] wasn’t a man with a history of abusing women, including those to whom he is married.” —Rolling Stone’s Jamil Smith

Progressive bromides: “Republicans are told ‘read the Wall Street Journal, play golf, and talk about pro sports.’ The men especially are all programmed a certain way. They don’t have too many outliers, Republicans. They all behave basically the same.” —MSNBC’s Chris Matthews

Braying Jackass: “Joy Behar apologized on the air [for what] she said … about Mike Pence. By the way, Mike Pence’s Christianity? She’s right.” —radio host Bill Press

Caution, comrades: “You know, we talk about this blue wave. I think there’s going to be a blue wave, but I think the Democrats should understand that blue wave is going to be running headlong into this gerrymandered system. The question is whether or not that blue wave will actually reach the shore.” —Eric Holder

And last… “Women’s March founder: Everybody has a right to exist! Except Israel. Nancy Pelosi: Every life has dignity and value! Except unborn lives. LGBTQ: Everybody has a right to live their authentic lives! Except Christians.” —Liz Wheeler

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