“There was no rant. There was no tirade. There was no engagement of negativity between me and the president of the United States. And quite frankly, I’m pissed about it. I do not want you to think that I disrespected a man who I have immense respect for and that is Barack Obama! And so I’ll just leave it at that and the rest of you can kiss my ass, OK?”
— Ed Schultz, responding to a claim in Richard Wolffe’s new book that during a 2011 meeting he ranted at Barack Obama
Schultz went on to say that he’d never hurt anybody — and if you say he has he’ll break your goddamn arm!