Sweeping exits and off-stage lines

Sweeping exits and off-stage lines July 23, 2012

“I can play along with Superman using a steel girder to swat someone into outer space, but I just can’t get past the idea that The Daily Planet still occupies one of the largest skyscrapers in all of Metropolis and is totally impervious to newsroom layoffs.”

“The Khan of Khans is not interested in Total Customer Service!

“There are few things in this world that are cooler than an adult or a company taking a kid’s question 100-percent seriously.”

But when I’m jamming with McCartney don’t bug me.”

“I got through Joe’s memorial and a good month and a half on that phone call.”

“The guinea worm may be the second major human disease after small pox to be completely eradicated.”

“Individualists, who often object to environmental regulations as an infringement on their freedoms, tended to think the temperatures hadn’t gone up in their area, regardless of whether they had.”

“We are so used to the media playing its game of pretending that all arguments are equally valid that I was shocked to see a phrase as straightforward as, ‘which are demeaning to women athletes.’

“I feel that all people should be able to participate in the Boy Scouts regardless of their sexual orientation.”

For some strange reason, you never got stories like this about Bess Truman, Mamie Eisenhower, Jackie, or Lady Bird.”

Sexual assault and domestic violence are major public health issues even outside of the mental anguish they create.”

“One stroke of the pen (or rather keyboard) and the women have disappeared from the picture entirely. Women? What women?

“Wives, submit to your husbands.” Even if your husband is this guy?

Liberté, égalité, fraternity house.

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