The Patriot Post® · Tuesday Short Cuts

By Political Editors · ·

Insight: “It is easier to find a score of men wise enough to discover the truth than to find one intrepid enough, in the face of opposition, to stand up for it.” —A.A. Hodge (1823-1886)

Food for thought: “Imagine the Nazi flag in place of the North Korean flag. Kim is the closest thing to Hitler on the planet today. We put our flag alongside his, and Trump praised him fulsomely. That better reap some dividends.” —Ben Shapiro

Who knew “Don’t be Hillary Clinton” required coaching? “President Obama has reportedly met with 2020 presidential hopefuls and is advising members of the Democratic Party about how to run against President Trump.” —The Washington Times

The BIG Lie: “[Trump] works for Putin, and instead of looking for collusion, we need to look for a W-2.” —radio host Mark Thompson

Non Compos Mentis: “I think the norms have really changed in terms of what you can do to somebody against their will, how much you can crowd their space, make them miserable at work.” —Bill Clinton, digging his #MeToo hole even deeper

Braying Jackass: “[Donald Trump’s] wrong-headed protectionist policies & antics are damaging our global standing as well as our national interests. [His] worldview does not represent American ideals. To allies & friends: Be patient, Mr. Trump is a temporary aberration. The America you once knew will return.” —former CIA Director John Brennan

Braying Jenny: “I understand the frustration and outrage around the president. I’m sure I shout some of those words in the shower.” —MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle dismissing Hollywood’s profanity toward Donald Trump

And last… “We’re at the point where it’s more acceptable to curse the president at an awards show than to insult murderous MS-13 gang members.” —Twitter satirist @hale_razor