“Mattis added that ‘We must not be distracted by a small number of lawbreakers. The protests are defined by tens of thousands of people of conscience who are insisting that we live up to our values — our values as people and our values as a nation.’ That is a stirring message of compassion, unity, and reason from — ‘Mad Dog’? I hereby rename you ‘Principled Pooch.’” STEPHEN COLBERT