"Well, I feel some of you in this group are heavy into denial."
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"Objection, Your Honor! Alleged killer whale."
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"They say you're only as old as your face."
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"FEMA here. No, we haven't had any substantiated reports of earthquakes."
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"Now, understand, I'm not suggesting that you actually do anything with any of these tools."
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Excerpts from the Comey Memos
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"I'm sorry, sir, but if you weren't wearing clean underwear we automatically deny your claim."
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"Probably a different guy."
"Just Harry's little joke."
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"And to my nephew Scott, bold denier of climate change, I bequeath my north shore bungalow."
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"Has it occurred to you that you occasionally feign a lack of understanding?" "What the hell does that mean?"
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"I've heard mitigating things about you!"
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"Denial, by Beverley."
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"Edgar, you've been retired for three years now. Why don't you loosen your tie?"
"David, you're denying your feelings again, aren't you?"
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"Excuse me! I might have said 'yada yada yada' but I never said 'blah, blah, blah'!"
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"Chemical spill? What chemical spill? Anybody here know anything about a chemical spill?"
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"I'm sorry, Mrs. Claus, but nobody here fits that description…."
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"We've heard the rumors, ma'am—there's absolutely nothing to them."
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"Can't we just go after sailfish...?"
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Burying our heads in the sand
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"Why do mass shootings keep happening in the United States and nowhere else?"
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"I think it was meant for you."