[Ads-l] "I have the best words"

Geoffrey Nunberg nunbergg at GMAIL.COM
Wed Oct 12 00:40:14 EDT 2016


Narcissism has never been so memorably pithy. I make it a terrific QOTY candidate.

Geoff

> Date:    Tue, 11 Oct 2016 13:35:33 +0000
> From:    Joel Berson <berson at ATT.NET <mailto:berson at att.net>>
> Subject: "I have the best words"
> 
> “I know words, I have the best words.”  Donald Trump.
> 
> From an article by Lisa Belkin, Chief National Correspondent [for, I assume, Yahoo/News],October 10, 2016, titled "Not ‘just words’: Why Donald Trump’s lewd talk matters":
> 
> “For your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned” reads Matthew 12:36-38.
> 
> “Words are loaded pistols,” wrote Jean-Paul Sartre.
> 
> “Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind,” Rudyard Kipling said.
> 
> And, of course, Donald Trump: “I know words, I have the best words.”
> 
> Not ‘just words’: Why Donald Trump’s lewd talk matters
> 
> Joel


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