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Monday, June 11, 2018

WEEKEND QUOTABLES

Now iconic photo from the G-6 +1 says it all. 
Gary Younge
The political situation in America is many things: it’s exhausting, exasperating, terrifying, volatile, vulgar, unsustainable and unhinged. The one thing it is not, is normal. -- Guardian
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau 
“Canadians, we’re polite, we’re reasonable, but we will also not be pushed around.” -- RCP
Brent Staples
 With black soldiers subjected to segregation even as they offered their lives for freedom, cultural icons of all kinds — including the national anthem — were subject to deconstruction and criticism. -- New York Times
FOX News host Abby Huntsman's Freudian slip
 “This is history. We are living — regardless of what happens in that meeting between the two dictators — what we are seeing right now, this is historic.” -- Fox and Friends
Robert De Niro got a standing O
He introduced Bruce Springsteen’s Tony performance this way.
“I just want to say one thing,” De Niro said. ” F— Trump. It’s no longer down with Trump. It’s f— Trump.” He got a standing ovation from the audience. -- Variety
Anthony Bourdain (1956-2018)
Witness what Henry [Kissinger] did in Cambodia – the fruits of his genius for statesmanship – and you will never understand why he’s not sitting in the dock at The Hague next to Milošević.” -- Slate
Muhammad Ali’s lawyer, Ron Tweel
 “We appreciate President Trump’s sentiment, but a pardon is unnecessary. The US supreme court overturned the conviction of Muhammad Ali in a unanimous decision in 1971. There is no conviction from which a pardon is needed.” --  Guardian

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