"Get outta here—I shot a man in Reno just to watch him die, too!"
"One of nature's nobleman and a bag lady."
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"Number 6522719? Our executive assistant warden says he's sorry but he's been unavoidably detained at the squash court. However, if you will leave your criminal record he'll be happy to reschedule for next week."
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"We have only jobs here, Mr. Sanderson, not 'gigs.' "
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"I love the middle class, with their values and everything."
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Poet and Peasant
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"The Hewletts have flaming crown roast au vin blanc every Wednesday."
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"In our little socioeconomic group, I've always taken care of the socio and John's done the economic."
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Overfilling the Glass
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The View From Here: 25 cents.
"Not everyone benefits from technological advances."
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"I like those photos there, Osgrove—very familyesque."
"We collect cowboy-and-Indian paraphernalia. How much would you take for your pickup?"
"Help this poor wretch, Lord."
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For Your Dining Pleasure
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Tags:rust belt, deindustrialization, economic decline, economic declines, fashion accessory, fashion accessories, ivanka trump, trump administration, trend setter, trendsetter, trendsetters, trendsetting, first daughter, first family, white house, us politics, class divide, class division, class divisions, white working class, working class, voter, voters, voting demographic, voting demographics
"I'm still very fond of you, Marilee, but I'm getting tired of our Uptown Wimp-Downtown Flake combo."
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"Sure, we need affordable housing - just so long as it doesn't come at the expense of unaffordable housing."
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"Of course we're gated, but are we gated enough?"
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"Sure, we have common ground with Middle America—we're all carbon-based life forms."
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"Sorry—I live in a parallel universe."
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"Middle class—we thought we should keep one."
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"My work is to stare into space."
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"We are now boarding priority travellers. Please be ready to present an air of entitlement."
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"Call me old-fashioned, but I felt much more at home with the Forsytes than I do with the Louds."
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