Magazine article Variety

A Quotable Election

Magazine article Variety

A Quotable Election

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"We are horrible. Why do we do this?"

Anonymous TV producer, April 14, 2015, to Slate, after a horde of journalists scurried across a field to try to capture the arrival of Hillary Clinton at her first campaign event.

"People should not underestimate me."

Bernie Sanders, announcing his presidential run on April 30, 2015. The New York Times ran the story on page 21.

"They're sending people that have lots of problems, and they're bringing those problems with us. They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're rapists."

Donald Trump, on Mexico, at a June 16, 2015, speech announcing his candidacy.

"Only Rosie O'Donnell."

Trump, at the first GOP debate, on Aug. 7, 2015, when asked why he called some women "fat pigs," "dogs," and "slobs."

"You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes. Blood coming out of her wherever."

Trump, about Megyn Kelly, in an interview with CNN's Don Lemon the night after first GOP debate.

"The American people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails."

Sanders, to Hillary Clinton, at the first Democratic debate on Oct. 13, 2015.

"Look at all the cameras. This is like the Academy Awards."

Trump, at an event for veterans on Jan. 28, that he staged to counter the Fox News debate, which he boycotted. …

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