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  •  It means he's running for president. (13+ / 0-)

    He's trying to be the Michelle Bachmann of 2016.

    Good! I would love for the average American to associate the Repugnican party with Allen West.

    •  I know that we are having a little fun (2+ / 0-)
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      DSPS owl, Janet 707

      here, but it is not nice to use terms like Repugnicans or DemoncRats like some do.  May we be more civil, please?

      Warmest regards,


      I would rather die from the acute effects of a broken heart than from the chronic effects of an empty heart. Copyright, Dr. David W. Smith, 2011

      by Translator on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 02:21:46 AM PST

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    •  Mr West, You're No Abraham Lincoln (1+ / 0-)
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          Quayle: Three times that I've had this question — and I will try to answer it again for you, as clearly as I can, because the question you're asking is, "What kind of qualifications does Dan Quayle have to be president," "What kind of qualifications do I have," and "What would I do in this kind of a situation?" And what would I do in this situation? [...] I have far more experience than many others that sought the office of vice president of this country. I have as much experience in the Congress as Jack Kennedy did when he sought the presidency. I will be prepared to deal with the people in the Bush administration, if that unfortunate event would ever occur.

          Judy Woodruff: Senator [Bentsen]?

          Bentsen: Senator, I served with Jack Kennedy. I knew Jack Kennedy. Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine. Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy. (Prolonged shouts and applause.) What has to be done in a situation like that is to call in the —

          Woodruff: (Admonishing applauders) Please, please, once again you are only taking time away from your own candidate.

          Quayle: That was really uncalled for, Senator. (Shouts and applause.)

          Bentsen: You are the one that was making the comparison, Senator — and I'm one who knew him well. And frankly I think you are so far apart in the objectives you choose for your country that I did not think the comparison was well-taken.

      It's Morning in America (and the GOP has a hangover).

      by stlawrence on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 03:14:27 AM PST

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