Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Oct 6 17:45:23 UTC 2011

If he'd said, "We need more hard work, rugged individualism, and personal
reponsibility," few would have objected.

But that wouldn't be in the running for QOTY, would it?

Controversially phrased, off-topic, fascinating political observation:

Pundits say that by cannily declining to run, former small-town beauty queen
Sarah Palin becomes "kingmaker" and "most powerful Republican of them all,"
as candidates grovel for her coveted endorsement.


On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 1:33 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at att.net> wrote:

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> At 10/6/2011 12:56 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> >Herman Cain: "If you don't have a job and you're not rich, blame
> yourself!"
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> http://nation.foxnews.com/undefined/2011/10/05/cain-tells-wall-street-protesters-its-your-fault-you-dont-have-jobs
> Jon beat me to it.  (Do I have a vote?)
> Spoiler warning -- off topic political rant follows.
> Another Republican idiot who will soon be among the many who have
> already faded from the polls?  (See, if you can find them, Gov. Rick
> Perry and Sarah Palin.)
> Joel
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