Jordan Candler / May 23, 2022

Monday Short Cuts

Notable quotables from Larry Elder, David Limbaugh, Jim Jordan, Nina Jankowicz, and more.

Insight

“Where men cannot freely convey their thoughts to one another, no other liberty is secure.” —William Earnest Hocking (1873-1966)

“When people are presented with the alternatives of hating themselves for their failures or hating others for their success, they seldom choose to hate themselves.” —Thomas Sowell

Re: The Left

“At a time when racism has never been less of an impediment to success, when the U.S. elected a black man as president — the only majority white country to have done so — it is beyond offensive to be lectured by race hustlers about how ‘systemic racism’ undermines America.” —Larry Elder

“I get frustrated when I hear commentators on our side say ‘This administration just doesn’t care about the flooding of our Southern border.’ Wrong. They do care. They are actively, aggressively trying to flood our borders. There is no other logical conclusion.” —David Limbaugh

“Bill Gates and Bill Clinton literally hung out with Jeffrey Epstein for years and we have no idea what they did together, but @elonmusk says he will vote Republican, and media outlets the next day publish a hearsay witness saying he once offered a woman a horse for a massage.” —Greg Price

“The same people who wanted to create a ‘disinformation board’ also think that men can get pregnant. Can’t make it up.” —Congressman Jim Jordan

Yellow Journalism

“Hunter Biden’s laptop contains thousands of emails showing that Joe Biden was involved in his son’s business dealings in China, Russia, and Ukraine. WaPo chose to highlight emails from it showing that Tucker Carlson and Hunter were once neighbors.” —Greg Price

The BIG Lies

“We’ve made multiple announcements in the past several months … to make sure that the American people are not feeling Putin’s price hike. This is where this is coming from. Sixty to seventy percent of the current [gas] price hike that we have seen has come from Putin’s aggression against Ukraine.” —White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre

“Unfortunately and ironically, we were undone exactly by a disinformation campaign coming from folks who apparently want to put our national security behind their own personal political ambitions.” —erstwhile Disinformation Czar Nina Jankowicz

“The Disinformation Governance Board was the victim of disinformation. … Frankly, this childish behavior is endangering our national security now.” —Nina Jankowicz

Non Compos Mentis Awards

“[Republicans are] forcing themselves upon women’s bodies — forcing their opinions, forcing their perspective on women’s bodies without their consent. … They are trying to legislate that in the law. And … that is honestly the similarity between rape culture and these horrifying anti-choice, forced-birth laws.” —Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

“When I say that I miss voodoo economics, what I really mean is that I miss the illusion … that the impact of its rise would mainly be limited to the politics of taxes and spending. What we now know is that the embrace of crank economics presaged the general moral collapse of the Republican establishment. This collapse opened the door for paranoia and conspiracy theorists of all kinds — and the consequences have been deadly. There is, I would argue, a direct line from the Laffer curve, to Jan. 6, to Buffalo.” —New York Times columnist Paul Krugman

And Last…

“Last week gas prices hit a record high, but solutions continue to elude this Administration. Here’s a thought — produce more oil and gas right here in America. Stop listening to the career activists in DC and start listening to the American people.” —former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

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