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  •  yeah, but at one level, who cares about (1+ / 0-)
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    that kind of gaffe in light of the shit that's going on in the world today? I mean, why is this even a thing?

    if necessary for years; if necessary, alone

    by SouthernLiberalinMD on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 10:28:40 PM PDT

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    •  it really is trivial (2+ / 0-)
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      SouthernLiberalinMD, Avila

      but, especially in the world of politics (especially electoral politics), a case can be made that these kinds of tribal/cultural signifiers are magnified in importance. (In a nutshell, it's about honesty, which is obviously important for politicians.)

      This doesn't seem like an appropriate thread to elaborate, though. If anyone is really that interested, we can move to MB's open thread to continue.

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