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  •  These people are overpaid. (6+ / 0-)

    Why would an "aide" have that kind of money? Who do you know who could pull $30,000 in cash out of the bank right now, as if it were a routine matter?

    Bizarro world.

    •  He's not exactly an "aide" (2+ / 0-)
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      Douglas J. "Doug" Holtz-Eakin (born Douglas J. Eakin on February 3, 1958 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American economist, former professor, former Director of the Congressional Budget Office and former chief economic policy adviser to U.S. Senator John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign.
      http://en.wikipedia.org/...

      "...you can’t find any oxygen from outside the aircraft to get in the aircraft, because the windows don’t open. I don’t know why they don’t do that. It’s a real problem." Mitt Romney

      by Catte Nappe on Tue Oct 02, 2012 at 10:10:04 AM PDT

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      •  It was Hotlz-Eakin who said it. Look at the (2+ / 0-)
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        elwior, Catte Nappe

        actual article:

        ... recalls Douglas Holtz-Eakin, who was McCain’s senior economic adviser at the time. Another McCain senior staff member, who, like many people I spoke with, would speak only under the condition of anonymity ...

        “Mitt Romney is the only person in America who looked at the way this Congress is behaving and said, ‘I want the brains behind THAT operation.’ ” — Tom Perriello

        by hungrycoyote on Tue Oct 02, 2012 at 12:54:41 PM PDT

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