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    Perhaps you are aware that the standard advice for people writing anything for the general public is to pitch it at a fourth grade reading comprehension level.  These guys are geniuses in comparison.

    This puts me in mind of what people in TX used to say about Dubya before he started winning elections down there.  He was "born on third base but thinks he hit a triple."  Very funny, and dead on accurate.  The only problem is that most people in this country suspect, quite accurately, that they were born on third base too.  Sure, not nearly as well-off as the Bushes.  But compared to most of the world  -- third base at least, but more like two feet shy of home plate.  And, no, they don't like being reminded that they didn't hit a triple either, thank you.  This could be one reason Dubya went on to win elections against people who said things like this about him.

    So great, go around mocking someone like Rand Paul as some sort of developementally delayed person.  Then let the average voter listen to Paul speak at about six grade levels above the voter.

    We should have destroyed the presidency before Obama took office. Too late now.

    by gtomkins on Tue May 22, 2012 at 06:52:32 PM PDT

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