Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Quotes Of The Day - Frightening Surreality

"Oliver Wendell Holmes famously summed up Franklin Roosevelt as a second-class intellect but a first-class temperament. Trump has a third-class intellect and a third-class temperament. The frightening surreality of what has happened to the United States has only begun to sink in." -- Jonathan Chait, in New York Magazine, January 23, 2017.

"Nearly a dozen of Trump’s closest confidantes helped plant an embarrassing news story about how their boss can’t handle embarrassing news stories. Which is to say: A president who prizes loyalty in his subordinates has already been betrayed by a huge swath of his inner circle." -- Eric Levitz, also in New York Magazine, January 24, 2013.

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