retail politician

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Nov 7 15:27:23 UTC 2011

I thought Mit Romney was the great retell politician.


At 11/7/2011 09:31 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>Google hits 27,000 sites.
>Twice in the last few weeks, talking heads have described Gov. Perry
>as a "great retail politician."  At least he was before his unusual
>New Hampshire speech, at least one-third of which is well worth
>Is he still a great retail politician? How do we know? Am I the only
>one who can construct a plausible meaning for the phrase "retail
>politician"? ("A politician who can successfully appeal to voters" ?)
>"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
>The American Dialect Society -

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