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   Donald Trump has become notorious for entertaining by name-calling “fellow” Republicans who dare run against him¹. For example…

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   Marco Rubio is “a clown and a baby.”

   Jeb Bush is “low energy.”

   He mocked Carly Fiorina‘s face.

   (There’s more.)

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   Hillary Clinton is “shrill.”

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   But he’s by no means the first to similarly insult Presidents, or President Wanna-bes, or members of Congress.

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For notable examples of this, use the DOOR.

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   “I didn’t shoot Henry Clay and I didn’t hang John C. Calhoun.”  (Andrew Jackson remarked after his presidency: “I have only two regrets.”)

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   “No more backbone than a chocolate eclair.”  (Teddy Roosevelt on President William McKinley)

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   “He played too much football with his helmet off.”  (President Lyndon Johnson on President Gerald Ford.)

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   “Reader, suppose you were an idiot; and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.”  (Mark Twain)

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   “Bill Clinton’s foreign policy experience is pretty much confined to having had breakfast once at the International House of Pancakes.”  (Pat Buchanan on Bill Clinton.)

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   “His argument is as thin as the homeopathic soup that was made by boiling the shadow of a pigeon that had been starved to death.”  (Abraham Lincoln on Stephen Douglas)

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   Here’s my favorite:  “How can they tell?”  (Dorothy Parker on hearing that President Calvin had died)

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   ¹ All the details in this post came from The Boston Globe, October 9, 2015. Note the date. Trump’s declarations have increased since then.