From the January 26 edition of CNN's Anderson Cooper 360:
JOHN BERMAN (HOST): Jeffrey, what about that? There are going to be these other people on stage, I guess seven other candidates on stage. Won't they just be taking pot shots for two hours at Donald Trump, and Donald Trump not giving any response?
JEFFREY LORD: They're, you know, pygmies here at this stage. You know I'll tell you, John, exactly what this reminds me of is when Ronald Reagan fired the air traffic controllers when everybody said he couldn't do it. And secondly, when he walked away from the negotiating table with Gorbachev at Reykjavik, and everybody said you can't do that, either. In other words, the message delivered in both cases was be bold, be strong, be unique, be different. That's Donald Trump's message, right there in a nutshell. So if he continues with this, this is his message and he's living up to it.
DANA LOESCH: I want to jump in, I have to say it's kind of absurd to compare Megyn Kelly and Fox News to Gorbachev.