"congressional meat-puppet"..........!

Ann Burlingham ann at BURLINGHAMBOOKS.COM
Fri Jul 31 19:10:33 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 11:05 AM, Alison Murie<sagehen7470 at att.net> wrote:
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> Subject:      "congressional meat-puppet"..........!
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> In an article on various health care proposals before congress, Josh
> Holland uses the expression "congressional meat-puppet,"  a new one on
> me.  Is this a known expression?

I used it years ago in a Usenet Heinlein flamewar (I called his women
characters meat puppets).

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