Monday Short Cuts

"Almost every single person I've ever heard of with an AR-15 has been a mass murderer." —Newsweek's Nina Burleig

Political Editors · Nov. 19, 2018

The Gipper: “Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”

Re: The Left: “Human rights should be reserved for righteous humans.” —Tijuana Mayor Juan Manuel Gastelum on the caravasion’s impact on his city

That’s one way to spin it: “Winning 23 seats in a voter-suppressed gerrymandered map was a wave… Now we’re getting up to 40. That’s … almost a tsunami.” —Nancy Pelosi

Non Compos Mentis: “Almost every single person I’ve ever heard of with an AR-15 has been a mass murderer. Based on Twitter sample the rest of them are scarily paranoid.” —Newsweek’s Nina Burleig

Braying Jenny: “Trust in our democracy relies on believing that there are good actors who are making this happen. And [Brian Kemp] was a horrible actor who benefited from his perfidy. That’s problematic. … I pray for his success. Will I say this election was not tainted, was not a disinvestment and a disenfranchisement of thousands of voters? I will not say that.” —Georgia gubernatorial runner-up Stacey Abrams

Village Idiots: “There are over 20 productions shooting in Georgia. Is the entertainment industry willing to support the economy of a totally corrupt state that suppresses democracy; where the winner isn’t the best choice for the people but the best schemer or crook?” —actress Alyssa Milano

Dumb and dumber: “If we work our butts off to make sure that we take back all three chambers of Congress — uh, rather, all three chambers of government — the presidency, the Senate, and the House in 2020 — we can’t start working in 2020.” —Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez with a civics lesson that makes no sense regardless of how you read it

And last… “The coffee shop where [Ocasio-Cortez] ‘got her start’ had to close down because minimum wage hikes have put them out of business. The same minimum wage Socialist Ocasio wants to increase is killing jobs in her community yet she still supports raising it."—Charlie Kirk

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