So far, the new White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci is doing a bang up job for our country. According to an article by Ryan Lizza published in the New Yorker on July 27, Scaramucci threatened to fire the entire communications staff working for the White House. And that was really just the tip of the iceberg.
The following is a list of statements and quotes from Anthony Scaramucci, Tony Soprano, and Tommy DeVito (portrayed by the actor Joe Pesci in the movie Good Fellas). Take this multiple choice quiz and find out how well you can identify gangster movies and TV shows vs. White House staff personnel. Warning, if profanity disturbs you, don’t read any further.
- Reince is a fucking paranoid schizophrenic, a paranoiac.
- If you're going to die yourself you should leave a "package" to leave your niece who has MS, it's like your bullshit with the cat, the fucking animal catches mice for us and you'd drown it.
- Let me leak this fucking thing.
- There's an old Italian saying: you fuck up once, you lose two teeth.
- I can cock-block these people the way I cock-blocked Scaramucci.
- Who the fuck cares? I'll dig the fuckin' hole. I don't give a fuck. What is it, the first hole I dug? Not the first time I dug a hole. I'll fuckin' dig a hole. Where are the shovels?
- I’ve done nothing wrong on my financial disclosure, so they’re going to have to go fuck themselves.
- You're damn right you are. You're handsome, and smart, and a hard worker, and – let's be honest – white. That's a huge plus nowadays... Go out and get a blowjob.
- I’m not Steve Bannon, I’m not trying to suck my own cock.
- Why didn't you say somethin'? Fuck strippers, we coulda had a shrine. Sold holy water in gallon jugs. Coulda made millions.
- What I want to do is I want to fucking kill all the leakers.
- I’ve got digital fingerprints on everything they’ve done through the F.B.I. and the fucking Department of Justice.
- “What do you want to tell me now, tough guy?" I said, "Bing, what are you doing here? I thought I told you to go fuck your mother!”
- I am a straight shooter.
(Answers) 1. A; 2. B; 3. A; 4. B; 5. A; 6. C; 7. A; 8. B; 9. A; 10. B; 11. A; 12. 9; 13. C; 14. A
**If you answered five or more correctly go straight to jail. If you answered ten or more correctly, quit your job and write gangster movies for Hollywood. If you answered all correctly, make your bid to run for public office.
Tiffany Midge is a poetry editor for The Rumpus, and an award-winning author of The Woman Who Married a Bear. Her work is featured in McSweeney's, Okey-Pankey, The Butter, Waxwing, and Moss. She is Hunkpapa Lakota. Follow her on Twitter @TiffanyMidge