Right Hooks

Thursday Short Cuts

Jul. 13, 2017

Insight: “There are those who will say that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man and mind, is nothing but a dream. They are right. It is the American Dream.” —Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982)

For the record: “We have a president that’s waiting to sign [health care reform]. … I will be very angry [if Congress fails], and a lot of people will be very upset. I hope that they do it. They’ve been promising it for years.” —Donald Trump

Belly laugh of the week: “The Senate leader and I are the voices for winning those races in [the] House and the Senate, and we’re ready.” —Nancy Pelosi

Irony alert: “Trump could murder a baby and his supporters would argue that the baby’s [sic] had it coming.” —Chelsea Handler

Demo-gogues: “It is my impression in meeting with Muslim Americans in my state — families and individuals — they are in the same state of mind today as Japanese Americans were during World War II when many were headed to internment camps.” —Sen. Dick Durbin

Braying Jackass: “This meeting, and most especially Donald Trump Jr.‘s clear acknowledgment of the reason for it, is bombshell evidence of conspiracy and criminal intent.” —Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who lied about his service in Vietnam for political gain

Non Compos Mentis: “Having children is one of the worst things you can do for the planet. Have one less and conserve resources.” —feminist author and attorney Jill Filipovic

Get ready to speak to the Secret Service: “Trump is a half term president, at most, especially if I ever get within 10 feet of that p—.” —Maine State Rep. Scott Hamann

And last… “Man, if Kid Rock runs against The Rock, we’ll all be stuck between a Rock and a hard place.” —Ben Shapiro

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