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PunditWire’s daily quotes are furnished by American University School of Communication’s Simpson Fellow, Rachel Coyle, who is continuing the mission of Rev. James Simpson on contemporaryquotations.org.

To learn more about Reverend James B. Simpson and his collection of quotations, please visit his page at American University.

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  • May 26, 2015

    “For the last time on a television program, thank you and goodnight.”

    -David Letterman, longtime late night talk show host, completing his last time hosting The Late Show after a 33-year run on late night TV. The Late Show With David Letterman, May 20, 2015

  • May 25, 2015

    “Memorial Day is supposed to remind Americans what other people have sacrificed for them. But sometimes I think nobody’s paying attention.”

    -Luke Murphy, retired Staff Sergeant in the US Army – he served two tours in Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division’s 187th Infantry Regiment. May 23, 2015, CNN.com

  • May 24, 2015

    “Yep, I’m bringing out a clothing line in November! ‘Rebel for Torrid.’ If you’re too skinny for it, you can buy the bag.”

    -Rebel Wilson, Australian comedian and actress – known recently for her role as “Fat Amy” in the Pitch Perfect movie series, announcing her new clothing line with plus-size brand Torrid. Twitter, May 12, 2015

  • May 22, 2015

    “You have to have someone who says, look, I’m a Republican but I’m not an idiot! I’m not stupid! I am a conservative, and I learn from the past, and I improve myself.”

    -Laura Ingraham, Conservative radio host and Fox News pundit, after Jeb Bush said he would invade Iraq again, knowing what we know now. The Laura Ingraham Show, May 11, 2015

  • May 21, 2015

    “I’m proud to be George W’s brother…It’s just the way it is. I can’t deny the fact that I love my family. I love everything about them.”

    -Jeb Bush, potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate. Town hall meeting in Reno, Nevada, May 13, 2015

  • May 20, 2015

    “Hours ago, Republicans chose to cut some of the meager funds for Amtrak. They did this even after the train crash and loss of life last night.”

    -Cher, American singer and actress, after an Amtrak derailment killed eight people in Pennsylvania. Twitter, May 13, 2015

  • May 19, 2015

    “: Where crimes against women require more evidence than crimes against footballs.”

    -Charlotte Alter, reporter for TIME, after the NFL suspended Patriots quarterback Tom Brady four games for most likely having knowledge of the illegal deflation of footballs during the 2014-2015 season. TIME, May 12, 2015

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