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Friday Hot Read – John Hawkins’ “The Last Decade Of Liberalism In 40 Quotes”

by @ 9:44 on January 15, 2010. Filed under Compassionate Lieberals.

This special from John Hawkins ties in so well with the NRE Dumbest Thing Said award. Just an unranked taste to whet your appetite…

“…I would further strongly urge Democrats who don’t believe marriage is between a man and a woman but who feel they ought to pretend to believe this in order to win elections (a plausible position) need to do a better job of pretending. I’ve heard a shockingly large number of politicians say things, in rooms where journalists are present, that make it perfectly clear that they think gay marriage is just fine but that the voters aren’t ready for it. That’s a sensible thing to believe, but you can’t go around saying it if you’re trying to win votes. If you’re going to lie, then lie — and lie convincingly!” — Matthew Yglesias

“Never let a serious crisis go to waste. What I mean by that is it’s an opportunity to do things you couldn’t do before.” — Rahm Emanuel

“It’s about time that we have an intifada in this country that changes fundamentally the political dynamics in here. And we know every — They’re gonna say some Palestinian being too radical — well, you haven’t seen radicalism yet.” — U.C. Berkeley Lecturer Hatem Bazian fires up the crowd at an anti-war rally by calling for an American intifada

Head on over to Right Wing News for where in the top 40 they rank, and for the rest of the infamous quotes.

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