Category Archives: Verbatim

Clinton Questions Trump’s Work Ethic

“Honestly, between tweeting and golfing, how does he get anything done? I don’t understand it. Maybe that’s the whole point.”

— Hillary Clinton, quoted by Politico.

Moore-Supporting Alabama Pastor Cites ‘War on Men’

“More women are sexual predators than men. Women are chasing young boys up and down the road, but we don’t hear about that because it’s not PC.”

— Franklin Raddish, an Alabama pastor who supports Senate candidate Roy Moore (R) told the Birmingham News that allegations of sexual harassment against Moore are part of a “war on men.”

Kislyak Won’t Name Trumpers He’s Spoken to

“First, I’m never going to do that. And second, the list is so long that I’m not going to be able to go through it in 20 minutes.”

— Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, saying that it would take him more than 20 minutes to name all of the Trump officials he’s met with or spoken to on the phone, CNBC reports.

Sarah Palin Has Never Experienced Workplace Harassment Because …

“People know that I’m probably packing, so I don’t think there’s a whole lot of people who would necessarily mess with me.”

— Sarah Palin, when asked by NBC News if she had ever experienced sexual harassment in the workplace.

The Coming Wave

“In 2016 we made the mistake of rationalizing away the prospect of a Trump victory. He was too unorthodox. He couldn’t possibly sustain momentum through the grueling primary campaign. We should not make same mistake in 2018. Sure, a lot can change between now and next November. And, Democrats have a narrow path to 24 seats – even with a big wave or tailwind. But, do not ignore what’s right in front of us. A wave is building. If I were a Republican running for Congress, I’d be taking that more seriously than ever.”

Amy Walter

Roy Moore — Red Lobster Lounge Lizard

“I just kind of said, ‘Do you know how old I am?’” she recalled. “And he said, ‘Yeah. I go out with girls your age all the time.’”

— Kelly Harrison Thorp, telling the Birmingham News that when she was 17 years old and working as a hostess at the Red Lobster restaurant, Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore (R) asked her if she’d go out with him sometime.

Alabama Pol Supports Roy Moore with Assertion That the Virgin Mary Was Underage When She Married Joseph

Also take Joseph and Mary. Mary was a teenager and Joseph was an adult carpenter. They became parents of Jesus. There’s just nothing immoral or illegal here.

Alabama State Auditor Jim Ziegler

Trump Doesn’t Blame China for Taking Advantage of U.S.

“I don’t blame China. After all, who can blame a country for being able to take advantage of another country for the benefit of its citizens? I give China great credit.”

— President Trump, quoted by Axios, at an event with Chinese officials.

The Worst President Ever

“President Trump is the worst president in modern history. And each day, he works on eliminating ‘modern’ from that description.”

— Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), on Twitter.

Pence Knows Something We Don’t

“It has been a year of accomplishments.”

— Vice President Mike Pence, writing in USA Today.