because N on Salon

Herb Stahlke hfwstahlke at GMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 13 02:03:54 UTC 2013

The following from a column by Jim Newell on Salon today.  Apparently
because N has made it at least that far into formal register.

"...was voting *against *the deal to reopen the government and avert
default, because he could, and because 2016."

(Ignore the political nature of the source.  It's the construction I'm
interested in.)

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