[Ads-l] Yet another QOTY candidate (or two), from the usual suspect

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Oct 25 21:10:41 UTC 2019

The suspect's press secretary soon  expanded the referents of "human scum"
to include all humans who have opposed said suspect.

"People," she said, who "continue to try to negate anything [sic] he is
doing and take away from the good work he is doing on behalf of the
American people, they deserve strong language like that.”



On Fri, Oct 25, 2019 at 4:09 PM Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>

> On Ambassador William Taylor, Vietnam veteran and lifetime foreign service
> officer, appointee of Presidents Reagan and G. W. Bush and more recently
> Secretary of State Pompeo:
> “The Never Trumper Republicans, though on respirators with not many left,
> are in certain ways worse and more dangerous for our Country than the Do
> Nothing Democrats. Watch out for them, they are human scum!”
> Tweet, 1:48 p.m., October 23
> And after the same tweeter’s earlier observation (October 22) that he’s a
> victim of a lynching, we had Sen. Lindsey Graham’s concurrence:
> “So this is a lynching, in every sense”
> https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2019/10/22/lindsey-graham-lynching-response-trump-vpx.cnn
> An embarrassment of riches, or an embarrassment anyway.
> LH
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