The Corner

Oratorical Identification

Sarah Palin said, “It’s time for Americans across this great country to stand up and say, ‘We’re all Arizonans now.’” (She followed that with, “And in clear unison we say, ‘Mr. President: Do your job. Secure our border.’”) There was JFK in Berlin, of course. And I remember when Reagan said, “I’m a Contra, too.” A lot of people blew gaskets over that. I loved it.

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