It is sweetest, industrial-strength, grade-A schadenfreude. Even the trailer is gold.
Nixon: I’d rather use the nuclear bomb. Have you got that ready?
Kissinger: That, I think, would just be too much.
Nixon: A nuclear bomb, does that bother you?… I just want you to think big, Henry, for Christ’s sake! The only place where you and I disagree is with regard to the bombing. You’re so goddamned concerned about civilians, and I don’t give a damn. I don’t care.
Kissinger: I’m concerned about the civilians because I don’t want the world to be mobilized against you as a butcher
"Putin is eerily repeating [Hitler’s] insane crime, only this time against LGBT Russians. … It is simply not enough to say that gay Olympians may or may not be safe in their village. The IOC absolutely must take a firm stance on behalf of the shared humanity it is supposed to represent against the barbaric, fascist law that Putin has pushed through the Duma. … The idea that sport and politics don’t connect is worse than disingenuous, worse than stupid. It is wickedly, wilfully wrong. Everyone knows politics interconnects with everything for "politics" is simply the Greek for "to do with the people"."
Why are people still even interviewing this loser? Why am I bothering to post this? I blame Newsroom for bringing up bad memories of news events 18 months ago.
"And for those who resist that idea that we should think about something like these ‘stand your ground’ laws, I just ask people to consider if Trayvon Martin was of age and armed, could he have stood his ground on that sidewalk? And do we actually think that he would have been justified in shooting Mr. Zimmerman, who had followed him in a car, because he felt threatened?"
Unfortunately, all it demonstrates is that it’s impossible to survive on minimum wage unless you work 76 hours a week (working 40 hours a week, their budget would require a minimum wage of $12). But wait, there’s more: the budget assumes McDonalds’ employees have a second job, and that they can magically get healthcare for $20/month.