December 13, 2016: On the campaign trail, Donald Trump’s boast that he could “shoot somebody” and not lose any voters, tops as Yale Law School librarian’s list of the most notable quotes of 2016.
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In the 11th annual “Yale Book of Quotations” list from Fred Shapiro, sound bites from the presidential campaign dominated.
The associate director of the library chooses the quotes that are either famous or revealing the spirit of the times, and not something essentially eloquent or admirable.
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According to PTI, the list has quotes from each of the national party conventions. “At the Republicans’ gathering in Cleveland, it was Trump saying: I alone can fix it.”
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A week later, at the Democrats’ convention, it was Khizr Khan, the father of an American soldier who was killed in Iraq, addressed Trump and said, “You have sacrificed nothing and no one.”
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