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Worst Quotes of the Week – February 6, 2021

“This categorical statement surely would have surprised the Framers of the First Amendment, who believed in freedom of speech but not so much in democracy.  The Framers of our constitutional system thought they were building a ‘republic,’ with limited suffrage and many checks on ‘democracy.”

Alan Dershowitz, claiming that the current impeachment of Donald Trump is an attack on free speech and arguing that freedom of speech is “essential to keeping it a republic, but not necessarily a democracy.”

“If you’re going to pursue this, and you wanna start calling witnesses, and you want to drag this thing out, it would be fair to have Kamala Harris’ tape play where she bailed people out of jail.  What more could you do to incite future violence, than to pay the bail of the people who broke up the shops and beat up the cops.  How’s that not inciting future violence?  Be careful what you wish for my Democratic colleagues; be careful what you wish for.”

Sen. Lindsey Graham, on the current impeachment of former President Donald Trump

“I haven’t even looked at what all she’s done.  I’d have to hold back a statement on that. Travel in this weather it’s been a little rough looking at any news or whatever.”

Sen. Tommy Tuberville, regarding Republican congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene

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Worst Quotes of the Week – November 28, 2020

“The other legal theory they have, which is a potentially strong one, is that the computers, either fraudulently or by glitches, changed hundreds of thousands of votes.  There, there are enough votes to make a difference, but I haven’t seen the evidence to support that.  So, in one case, they don’t have the numbers.  In another case, they don’t seem yet to have the evidence, maybe they do.  I haven’t seen it.  But the legal theory is there to support them if they have the numbers and they have the evidence.”

Alan Dershowitz, a Donald Trump attorney, proposing different means to contest the 2020 presidential election

“The DC U.S. Attorney today confirmed to me that they will not pursue an investigation of who is funding the thugs who attacked my wife and me and sent a DC police officer to the hospital.”

Sen. Rand Paul, responding to an announcement that his allegation of being attacked by a group of “paid anarchists” while walking back to his hotel this past August won’t be investigated

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