PHOENIX -- It is common for political candidates to go on the attack. But it is almost unheard of for a presidential candidate, in a single speech, to slam as many people and institutions -- and with as much disparaging, colorful gusto -- as Donald Trump did here on Saturday.
Below is a sampling of the subjects of the Republican presidential candidate and billionaire celebrity's ire, in the order in which he delivered his zingers during his 70-minute speech before thousands of supporters at the Phoenix Convention Center.
1. John McCain, Republican senator from Arizona
"We have [an immigration] situation that's absolutely out of control. We have incompetent politicians, not only the president. I mean, right here in your own state, you have John McCain. I just hate to see when people don't have common sense, don't have an understanding of what's going on or perhaps don't want to know. Maybe it's campaign contributions, maybe it's special interests, maybe it's lobbyists. But for some reason, some people don't get it, and I don't think they'll be in office much longer....
"You hear our politicians. John McCain, two days, 'Oh, Benghazi!' You don't hear about it anymore... I'm more disappointed in the Republicans in many ways. They talk and talk and talk."
2. Political pundits
"When I announced [for president], everybody said, 'He's never gonna run.'... These are real knowledgeable people. They don't know anything. Then they said, 'He'll never file his FEC paper.' Well, I filed that two weeks ago. Then they said, 'He'll never file his financials because he's not as rich as people think.' They'll get filed during this week."
3. Immigration reform advocates
"Every once in a while, I'll see a rally and it's put up by the Mexican government, in my opinion. People come in, they're so perfect, they're like central casting. And you know how long the rallies last? Like about 12 minutes. They go home."
"A friend of mine in Paris wrote, 'Oh, Donald, it's too bad about ESPN.' Do you know what they do? They rented my golf club for a day. They put up a big deposit. I took their deposit and then I rented it to somebody else. I made two for the price of one!"
"All over the word, [headlines read], 'NASCAR drops Trump.' I said, 'NASCAR?' And then friends of mine call up from Europe: 'Donald, it's too bad about NASCAR.' You know what that one was? They rented a banquet hall at Trump National Doral [in Miami]. I took their deposit and you know what? I just rented it for much more money than they were paying."
"So my cellphone rings and it's [Macy's chief executive] Terry Lundgren...He goes, 'Donald, hi.' He's like my best friend. I said, 'Terry, what's your problem?' He said, 'You're very controversial.' ... He said, 'Donald, I had calls from Hispanic people saying they're going to boycott Macy's.' I told him what to do. I said, 'Terry, be tough. They'll be gone one day.'...
"This is a man I played golf with. I was with him all the time. He really was, was, was -- you understand, because I don't forget things. He said to me, 'Please, please, Donald, can I cut you?' It's not a big deal. I'm selling ties. And you know what? Honestly, they were made in China, so I didn't care.
"Here's the bottom line on Macy's: Thousands and thousands of people are cutting up their Macy's credit cards."
7. NBCUniversal executives
"Let me tell you about NBC. I love the people at NBC. We had a tremendous success with 'The Apprentice'... You're going to see how much I made with 'The Apprentice' come Wednesday or Thursday [when I file my financial disclosure]....
"They're friends of mine, although I probably will never speak to them again.... So NBC comes to my office and they want me to do 'The Apprentice' so bad. So what am I gonna do? I said, 'I can't. I'm going to run for president'...
"They sent me the most beautiful present a couple of months ago. Hundreds and hundreds of Titleist golf balls -- top of the line. They said, 'From your friends at NBC.' A short time later, they said, 'He's not inclusive."
8. Mark Cuban, businessman and co-owner of NBA's Dallas Mavericks
"There have been 14 or 15 copies of 'The Apprentice.' Mark Cuban did one called 'The Benefactor.' It was a disaster."
9. Richard Branson, English businessman and founder of Virgin Group
"Richard Branson did [a copy of "The Apprentice"]. Great guy, but it didn't work out."
10. Tommy Hilfiger, fashion designer
"Tommy Hilfiger, who I love, tenanted my building, great guy. [He did a copy of "The Apprentice" and it] didn't work out."
11. Martha Stewart, television personality and home goods designer
"Martha Stewart did [a copy of "The Apprentice"]. Martha Stewart, she just got out of the can. She's hot as a pistol. They show her coming out, she's got the whole thing with the outfit she's wearing. I said, 'What a great idea.' So we actually did 'The Apprentice' done by us... It was over."
12. The Rev. Al Sharpton, MSNBC host and civil rights activist
"Don't believe the inclusion [argument from NBC]. They've got Rev. Al Sharpton working for them. He's a con man. You have to understand, Rev. Al is a con man. You know, he tells people, 'I'm going to picket you if you don't give.' This guy's a conman. But I've known him for 20 years. You've got to understand who you're dealing with."
13. Brian Williams, former anchor of NBC Nightly News
"They've got Lying Brian Williams. He's okay."
"I didn't know much about Univision. I thought they were very wealthy. They're actually not wealthy at all. They're highly over leveraged. They've got like a hidden $10 billion in debt. They have to do an IPO. Now how stupid is this?...
"In my opinion, the Mexican government totally tells Univision what to do. So the Mexican government is not happy with me. I respect Mexico, but their leaders are too smart for our leaders because we have stupid leaders."
15. The press
"Many of them are very dishonest people -- very dishonest...
"They are so dishonest...
"The press are liars. They're terrible people. Terrible. Not all of them, but many of them."
16. President Obama
"You know, I don't use Teleprompters like the president...
"He doesn't even call to get our hostages back from Iran. Here we are in the middle of a deal and he doesn't even call about that. One sentence -- I'd say, 'Before we start, get those people back.' They'd be back the next hour."
17. Jeb Bush, a Republican presidential candidate and former Florida governor
"The poll just came out and said I'm tied with Jeb Bush. I said, 'How can I be tied with this guy?' He's terrible. Terrible. He's weak on immigration. The sanctuary cities -- you know he had five of them in Florida while he was governor. Can you believe it?... He's totally in favor of Common Core, meaning your children in Phoenix and other places are going to be educated by bureaucrats from Washington...
"I don't see him as a factor. I know it's the Bush name... Jeb Bush, I don't get it....
"Who would you rather have negotiating a really good deal with Mexico, China, Japan? Trump or Jeb Bush?...
"Jeb Bush, let's say he's president. Oy, yoy, yoy... He'll be called by special interests that supported him, his lobbyists who push him around like a piece of candy, his donors...
"A few days ago, Bush was asked the simplest question: Was Iraq a good thing or a bad thing? He couldn't give an answer. It took him five days before he said it was bad. Now, figure this. Five days. How can you have a guy like that negotiating?... He could've done it in the first three seconds...
"If you people go with Bush, you're going to lose."
18. Hillary Rodham Clinton, a Democratic presidential candidate and former secretary of state
"Hillary Clinton's going to be a horrible president. Horrible. If she even wins her own primary, which I don't know...
"Hillary Clinton was the worst secretary of state in the history of our country. The worst. The world blew up around her. Our enemies are a disaster and they hate us more. Our friends are all gone. We don't get along with anybody. Everybody's ripping us off...
"Who would you rather have negotiating a trade deal with anybody? Trump or Hillary?"
19. Bernie Sanders, independent senator from Vermont and a Democratic presidential candidate
"By the way, just so you all understand, even the press will say this crowd today blows away anything that Bernie Sanders has had."
20. Wall Street traders
"I know the greatest negotiators in the world. Some are horrible people, horrible human beings. Who cares? Some Wall Street guys -- they're brutal, they're miserable, you wouldn't want to go out to dinner, they're terrible people. I love them. I know the best. I know people that are totally overrated, they're not good like they think and like the press think. I know people that you've never heard of who are better than all of them. I would take one and put it in charge of Japan. Good luck."
21. Caroline Kennedy, ambassador to Japan
"You know who's our primary representative [to Japan] right now? Caroline Kennedy. You know how she got the job? She went to the White House, she said, 'I'd love to have a job. I have nothing to do.' They said, 'How would you like to be the ambassador to Japan?' She goes, 'Really?' And [Prime Minister Shinzo] Abe from Japan, who's a killer -- he's great, he's already knocking the hell out of the Yen -- and he's wining and dining her. I watch him all the time wining and dining. Just doing a number on her."
22. John F. Kerry, secretary of state
"Our chief negotiator [on Iran] at 73 is in a bicycle race. He falls and breaks his leg. This is the mentality."
23. Islamic State terrorists
"ISIS, believe me, they will be in such trouble [if I am president]. They're the problem...They're all terrible people, 100 percent corrupt... These people make Saddam Hussein look like a choir boy...
"ISIS now is building a hotel in Iraq. They're competing with me. They're renovating this building. They're wealthy... Believe me, I would take them out so fast. You have to do it -- have to do it."