Quotes / Don't Shoot the Message

A male character on the show has sex with a transgender character without her revealing her former-gender (extremely unlikely, IMHO, despite the fact that it's one of Hollywood's most popular transgender storylines), and when he finds out, he spews vomit for thirty seconds, then freaks out while another character compares the transgender person to a sex offender? And MacFarlane thinks the transsexual community will be "very, very happy" and that this is the most sympathetic television portrayal of such a character ever?
Brent Hartinger, from this article in afterelton.com on the Family Guy episode "Quagmire's Dad".

"In the end it seems like Julian Assange is like PETA. Even if you agree with what he's doing, you kind of hate him."

"As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents."
George Orwell, socialist

"I had a hard time with Ayn Rand because I found myself enthusiastically agreeing with the first 90% of every sentence, but getting lost at 'therefore, be a huge asshole to everyone'."

"I think the greatest asset that the Kremlin has is Senator McCarthy."

"The most perfidious way of harming a cause consists of defending it deliberately with bad arguments."

I can see myself giving a positive review to something I enjoyed but professed beliefs I didnít agree with, but I cannot imagine myself giving a thumbs-up to a piece of shit whose opinions I supported.

Michael Moore is such a divisive figure that even people who subscribe to his political beliefs frequently hate his guts. I am one of those people. I believe in just about everything Moore says, and find everything about him insufferable.
Nathan Rabin, in My World of Flops #14 An American Carol.

Please don't align yourself with me.
Detective Amy Santiago, Brooklyn Nine-Nine