Notably Quotable: “Donald Trump was the fat line of coke conservatives snorted, thinking…”


“Donald Trump was the fat line of coke conservatives snorted, thinking it would boost their energy and weight loss. Now they’re waking up in a cheap motel room, picking at their scabs and denying they have a problem.”

— Facebook meme.


“Lock Him Up!”

— Chants from crowd at directed toward Donald Trump at Game 5 of the World Series.


“”Jesus himself could testify against Trump, and they’d be like, “Yeah…but he’s probably just a deep state Obama hack.” And Trump would say “He was crucified. I like people who weren’t crucified.””

S.E. Cupp, CNN conservative commentator.


“Never mind all that quidding and quoing now. It’s time to run for the vomitorium.”

— Richard Wolffe, Republicans are finally realising Trump is his own worst enemy – and theirs.


“Somehow Rudy Giuliani went from being the mayor of 9/11 to the 9/11 of mayors.”

— Michael Che,  SNL Weekend Update.


“I worked with John Kelly and he was totally unequipped to handle the genius of our great President.”

— White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, White House Denies John Kelly’s Impeachment Remark.


“Put the elf back on the shelf.”

— Twitter comment about rumor that Jeff Sessions may run for the senate again.


“Will it work? Who knows? If I had to guess I’d say it won’t be persuasive to the Independent and suburban voters he’s going to need to eke out another win in the Electoral College. But it’s a mistake to assume that Trump and the Republicans are flailing around without any purpose, and attacking the process for lack of any other options. They’re doing this because it’s worked before, and they figure they might just get away with it again.”

—  Heather Digby Parton, Republicans aren’t flailing or desperate: Their attack on impeachment is strategic — and it just might work.


“19. Be as courageous as you can. If none of us is prepared to die for freedom, then all of us will die in unfreedom.”

— Timothy Snyder, 20 Lessons from the 20th Century on How to Survive in Trump’s America.