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Quotations in the News

Posted 3:55 a.m. Tuesday

"Either she's Meryl Streep, or she's really genuine about this. In this year of plastic candidates, Michelle just seems the most genuine one out there." — Robert Watson, an American studies professor at Lynn University, as Hillary Clinton's campaign has leaned heavily on the popularity of first lady Michelle Obama.


"Our profession is under attack right now and what we don't need is chiefs like him perpetuating that we are all bad guys in law enforcement. I think it's an asinine statement. ... We've got officers dying on almost a daily basis now because of this environment, and statements like that don't help." — Lt. Bob Kroll, head of the Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis, after Terrence Cunningham, president of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, apologized for historical mistreatment of minorities.


"I said to my husband that, you know, the language is inappropriate. It's not acceptable. And I was surprised, because that is not the man that I know." — Melania Trump, dismissing Donald Trump's sexually aggressive language as "boy talk" in a CNN interview.


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