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  •  Well, they did hide those ailments, didn't they? (0+ / 0-)

    I hate to quote David Frum here but this may be more apropos, coming from him, "Yes the American media always loves a freak show. But a political party does not have to cooperate."

    by alliedoc on Wed Jul 20, 2011 at 10:42:15 AM PDT

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    •  they shouldn't have had to hide it (2+ / 0-)
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      Which is sort of my point.

      •  Agreed, but isn't there always a point (0+ / 0-)

        in the current process where the candidates make a point of having a physical and releasing the results? Is that after the actual nomination takes place?

        Out in the west Texas town of El Paso...

        by falina on Wed Jul 20, 2011 at 11:22:17 AM PDT

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        •  Should be now, for D and R alike. (0+ / 0-)

          Isn't it true that McCain never released his tax returns?  He kept delaying it and I never saw it happen.

          I hate to quote David Frum here but this may be more apropos, coming from him, "Yes the American media always loves a freak show. But a political party does not have to cooperate."

          by alliedoc on Wed Jul 20, 2011 at 02:37:49 PM PDT

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