Pat Robertson

And YOU get a pardon!

He can grant a blanket pardon for everybody involved in everything and say, ‘All right, I pardon them all, case closed, it’s all over.’ I think that is what he needs to do … he’s got to shut this thing down, he’s just got to.

– Evangelical conservative pundit Pat Robertson, October 30, 2017, advocating that Donald Trump pardon his way out of crimes

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John Kelly

Many fine people, on both sides

He [Robert E. Lee] was a man that gave up his country to fight for his state which in 150 years ago was more important than country. It was always loyalty to state first back in those days. Now it’s different today. But the lack of an ability to compromise led to the Civil War. And men and women of good faith on both sides made their stand where their conscience had to make their stand.

– White House Chief of Staff General John Kelly, October 30, 2017, arguing that people “of good faith on both sides” couldn’t compromise over the issue of slavery, leading to the Civil War

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Sean Hannity

Don’t call him a journo

I’m not a journalist, I am a talk show host. And I don’t want Hillary Clinton to be President… I have over a thousand pages of op research on Hillary Clinton, and I will be unloading at the right time. Now’s not the right time.

– Conservative pundit and mouthpiece the GOP Sean Hannity, 2016

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Sebastian Gorka

Projexecution

If this had happened in the 1950s, there would be people up on treason charges right now. The Rosenbergs, OK? This is equivalent to what the Rosenbergs did and those people got the chair. Think about it. Giving away nuclear capability to our enemies, that’s what we’re talking about.

– Actual Nazi and former White House official Sebastian Gorka, October 26, 2017, calling for the execution of the President’s political opponents for non-scandals

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Sebastian Gorka

Black African crime

You do not make legislation out of anomalies. Our big issue is black African gun crime against black Africans. It is a tragedy. Go to Chicago, go to cities run by Democrats for forty years, black young men are murdering each other by the bushel.

– White nationalist and actual Nazi Sebastian Gorka, October, 2017, using the time-tested dog whistle of urban crime to promote more policing of black “African” communities

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