politics ain't beanbag

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Jan 10 18:50:42 UTC 2014

At 1/10/2014 01:32 PM, David A. Daniel wrote:
>Speaking of ain't, "Politics ain't beanbag" came up yesterday with Chris
>Chistie's speech. This is probably old hat around here but I hadn't noticed
>it before and was amused to find it's been around since 1895. Apparently, it
>is a favorite Chicago expression. The Chicago Tribune's Mark Jacob (article
>today) was amused that CC has used it, and went on to Romney not being able
>to get it right, Obama using it, and stuff like that. Just thought I'd
>mention it.

It ain't rocket science either; Christie should have been able to get it right.


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