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    MichaelNY

    admit Alaska and Hawai'i in 1959 because everybody assumed it would mean  two safe Republican senate seats and two safe Democratic seats.  They just thought the Democrats would come from Alaska and the Republicans would come from Hawai'i.

    The electoral college was my safety school.

    by Fiddler On A Hot Tin Roof on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 05:35:12 PM PST

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