“[Y]ou will not be treated like you have been in New York, Seattle, or Minneapolis.”
All in the family
“This, with the militia look here and these long guns. Uh, no.”
“If they go home and infect their grandmother … they will feel guilty for the rest of their lives.”
Never let a perfectly good crisis go to waste
“This is not a Trump rally.”
“But I don’t want to comment.”
“…the folks who are the peaceful protesters working to safeguard their city from domestic terrorism.”
Tariffs might depend on the answer.
“…supply laundry detergent and softener on a consistent basis for all students, faculty and staff.”
Just let them talk.
“Tucker Carlson, we will fight! We know where you sleep at night!”
“There are a lot of people who are very, very much motivated by what is going on…”
“…your chains, fences, and walls won’t stop us.”
“Are you going to let our democracy die?!”
A rose by any other name
“I have encountered violence and intolerance.”
“…the City of Charlottesville protected neither free expression nor public safety on August 12.”
“The commission’s decision to back an alternative route could complicate TransCanada’s plans for the pipeline…”
“Fascist regimes rose to power by attacking free speech…”
“The topic was discussed. There was no apology.”
“If I did have something important to do, I should tell them what it is so they could evaluate whether my decision to leave was valid.”
No tolerance for thugs.
“We are very pleased to bring this important infrastructure project…into service on June 1.”
“It’s a mess down there, so it’s really, really hard to find these animals and get them.”
“The mere presence of the oil in the pipeline renders the water spiritually impure.”
“Why aren’t you checking out your own president?”
The sword and the shield of progressive street theater.
It’s come to this.
“This is a sham. Your company isn’t real. Your website is fake.”
“Just give me my hometown back.”
“Charter has connections to Antifa and was in a leadership role on the night of June 22…”
Trump: Let’s do more stimulus checks and less unemployment.