Daily Meme: Twelve Quotes about Double Down that Will Make You Wish 2016 Never Comes

  • 1. "Game Change 2012 is finally upon us," the behind-the-scenes tale of the 2012 presidential election. 
  • 2. "Double Down: Game Change 2012, by political journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, is going to sell a shitload of copies."
  • 3. "The digital blast radius for Double Down is infinite."
  • 4. "The entire story has the unintended effect of showing how minor—at least in terms of deciding elections—their thoroughly reported details actually are."
  • 5. "It’s called Double Down, probably after the KFC bacon and cheese and two hunks of fried chicken instead of bread sandwich, because like the sandwich it appeals to a small group of antisocial gluttons while nauseating everyone else."
  • 6. "The former Republican House speaker discussed Double Down, the upcoming book on the 2012 presidential election, on CNN's State of the Union on Sunday."
  • 7. "The woman behind the new book Never Trust a Liberal Over Three—Especially a Republican offered her personal perspective on another piece of polarizing literature, Double Down: Game Change 2012.
  • 8. "Based on their junk-food-saturated vetting diet, they called their undertaking Project Goldfish (after the crackers)—ultimately giving each of the VP finalists an aquatic code name."
  • 9. "Carney was bewildered, too, but excited: This is the birth certificate? Awesome."
  • 10"The sequel to Game Change has plenty of buzzy fodder to get tongues wagging along the Acela Corridor, but a handful of people come across particularly poorly in the much-anticipated account of the 2012 presidential campaign."
  • 11. "Elmo & Pluto dig into DOUBLE DOWN by @MarkHalperin & @jheil."
  • 12. “'Oh, you guys liked that?' Obama said, grinning broadly. 'That was fast and hammy, right?'"


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