Soft speaking not in the news [was: "Big Sticks in the News" [was: ] ]

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Sep 21 16:59:02 UTC 2012

At 9/21/2012 12:38 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>That Gov. Palin!  What other American statesperson has such a way with
>The other day she said it's time for wimpy, spineless, Al Qaeda-coddling
>President Obama to "grow" a "big stick."

Former Governor Romney doesn't qualify either -- as indicated by
recent video excerpts, he doesn't speak softly.  (Oh -- "grow" isn't
quite "carry".)


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