History Quotes / AmericanPoliticalSystem

7th Jul '17 1:12:47 PM WaterBlap
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-> As the right doubles down on anti-anti-Trumpism, it will find itself goaded into defending and rationalizing ever more outrageous conduct just as long as it annoys CNN and the left.

->In many ways anti-anti-Trumpism mirrors UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump himself, because at its core there are no fixed values, no respect for constitutional government or ideas of personal character, only a free-floating nihilism cloaked in insult, mockery and bombast.

->Needless to say, this is not a form of conservatism that Edmund Burke, or even Barry Goldwater, would have recognized.
-->-- '''Charles Sykes''', ''If Liberals Hate Him, Then Trump Must Be Doing Something Right''[[note]]Ironic title[[/note]]
24th May '17 6:25:30 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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->In many ways anti-anti-Trumpism mirrors {{Donald Trump}} himself, because at its core there are no fixed values, no respect for constitutional government or ideas of personal character, only a free-floating nihilism cloaked in insult, mockery and bombast.

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->In many ways anti-anti-Trumpism mirrors {{Donald Trump}} UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump himself, because at its core there are no fixed values, no respect for constitutional government or ideas of personal character, only a free-floating nihilism cloaked in insult, mockery and bombast.
15th May '17 6:37:11 AM bobwolf
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->Oh look, another edition of "racist people (or people who voted for racism) angry at being called racist."
->"He's politically incorrect" and "he says true things that are unpopular" is barely code for "he says racist things and I like it."
->But I get it. The important thing is that no one ever feels bad for being racist or enabling racism. That, my friends, is the real racism.
-->-- '''[[https://twitter.com/jbouie/status/843463149701480448 Jamelle Bouie]]''' on how people are asked to treat Donald Trump voters.
14th May '17 4:10:30 PM bobwolf
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-> As the right doubles down on anti-anti-Trumpism, it will find itself goaded into defending and rationalizing ever more outrageous conduct just as long as it annoys CNN and the left.

->In many ways anti-anti-Trumpism mirrors {{Donald Trump}} himself, because at its core there are no fixed values, no respect for constitutional government or ideas of personal character, only a free-floating nihilism cloaked in insult, mockery and bombast.

->Needless to say, this is not a form of conservatism that Edmund Burke, or even Barry Goldwater, would have recognized.
-->-- '''Charles Sykes''', ''If Liberals Hate Him, Then Trump Must Be Doing Something Right''[[note]]Ironic title[[/note]]
9th Dec '16 10:09:30 AM Premonition45
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->There is no clearer piece of evidence that our system is broken, no more thoroughly dead canary in the coal mine, than [[JerkassHasAPoint when Donald Trump is making sense]].
-->-- '''Creator/JohnOliver''', ''Series/LastWeekTonightWithJohnOliver'', on how Donald Trump got fewer delegates than Ted Cruz during the Louisiana primaries despite the fact that Cruz lost the state in the popular vote.


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->I've always said that we have two party's [sic] in this country, [[ExtremeDoormat one with no balls]] and [[KnowNothingKnowItAll the other with no brains]]. This election did nothing to dissuade me.
-->-- '''[[http://www.fark.com/comments/9393098/106197626#c106197626 Mentat]]''', Website/{{Fark}}, on the 2016 election
9th Nov '16 5:50:44 AM meanmetalmario
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->''"To understand the workings of American politics, you have to understand this fundamental law: Conservatives think liberals are stupid. Liberals think conservatives are evil."''
-->-- '''Charles Krauthammer''', ''Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics''
29th Oct '16 9:17:55 PM Premonition45
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->The more I spend time in America, the more I appreciate UsefulNotes/{{Africa}}'s simplicity. Because in Africa, [[AtLeastIAdmitIt they still have the decency to call corruption "corruption"]].

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->The more I spend time in America, the more I appreciate UsefulNotes/{{Africa}}'s Africa's simplicity. Because in Africa, [[AtLeastIAdmitIt they still have the decency to call corruption "corruption"]].
29th Oct '16 9:17:19 PM Premonition45
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->The more I spend time in America, the more I appreciate [[DarkestAfrica Africa]]'s simplicity. Because in Africa, [[AtLeastIAdmitIt they still have the decency to call corruption "corruption"]].

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->The more I spend time in America, the more I appreciate [[DarkestAfrica Africa]]'s UsefulNotes/{{Africa}}'s simplicity. Because in Africa, [[AtLeastIAdmitIt they still have the decency to call corruption "corruption"]].
29th Oct '16 9:13:24 PM Premonition45
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->The more I spend time in America, the more I appreciate Africa's simplicity. Because in Africa, [[AtLeastIAdmitIt they still have the decency to call corruption "corruption"]].

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->The more I spend time in America, the more I appreciate Africa's [[DarkestAfrica Africa]]'s simplicity. Because in Africa, [[AtLeastIAdmitIt they still have the decency to call corruption "corruption"]].
20th Sep '16 9:58:13 AM Premonition45
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->You might have noticed that I never complain about politicians. I leave that to others. And there's no shortage of volunteers; everyone complains about politicians. Everyone says they suck. But where do people think these politicians come from? They don't fall out of the sky; they don't pass through a membrane from a separate reality. They come from American homes, American families, American schools, American churches, and American businesses. And they're elected by American voters. [[InherentInTheSystem This is what our system produces, folks. This is the best we can do. Let's face it, we have very little to work with. Garbage in, garbage out.]]
-->-- '''Creator/GeorgeCarlin''', ''Napalm and Silly Putty''
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