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    impact on voters than policy issues.

    Remember "would you like to have a beer" voters.

    It reflects a very basic judgment by the voter of what kind of person they think the candidate is - whether they are similar enough to the voter that the voter believes they will see the world in a similar way and act to protect their interests and values.

    It may seem shallow, but it's also what most of us do in the vast majority of our non-electoral relationships.  

    Someone in a very expensive suit is at the front door and says he wants to foreclose on our democracy. Where should I tell him he can put his robosigning pen?

    by Into The Woods on Wed Oct 05, 2011 at 04:01:15 PM PDT

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