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04/03/2018

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Sean Martin

"Part of the answer is that an intelligent person would STFU about things he didn't understand. "

Another huge part is pandering to the essentially dim-wittedness of a Trump voter, who will believe that people are streaming across the border to register for DACA because Trump and Fox News tell them so. This is that same hardcore 24% that refused to believe anything untoward about Bush, remember?

Is Cheeto that stupid? I honestly dont know. But he does seem to like pandering to his base at one of his re-election rallies, then coming back a couple of days later with one of his aides saying, "Well, see, that's not what he meant"... which of course the base will interpret as someone trying to do a cover-up because this is a president who speaks his mind! Even as he changes it! But that's okay! Because we love him and he loves us and we all love each other because none of us ever got loved in our childhood! So there! Pfft!

Mary McNeil

The morning after RFK's assassination my editor sent me out to do "person in the street" interviews. Most notable answer to "what do you think about the Kennedy assassination ?" was "He should've had the bubble top up on his limousine." When I gathered my wits and said "No - Bobby!" she said "He's not dead !" and turned and ran.
When MLK was assassinated our pious grandmotherly editor of the church pages said "The sonofabitch had it coming."

Brian Fies

Mike, I don't think I tell you enough that I appreciate the work you do here every day on CSOTD, which usually turns out to be about more than CSs, and this seems like a good day to do it. Thanks.

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