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  •  so Obama is like the "Say Hey Kid"? (3+ / 0-)
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    Linda1961, klamothe, LordMike

    What a sweet compliment as I remember the over-the-shoulder catch at the Polo Fields in 1954 (or at least later replays)

    I guess DeMint(ed) means Obama can take legislation that looks like a home run for the GOP and turn it into a stunning defeat.  I didn't know Demint thought that highly of the POTUS  

    •  I think Obama is like Henry Aaron (1+ / 0-)
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      Hitting homer after homer, making history, and staying classy despite years of racist crap thrown at him.

      -7.13, -6.97 Facts matter. Vice President Joe Biden 10/11/12

      by klamothe on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 11:13:43 AM PST

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      •  Imagine what Jackie Robinson went through then (0+ / 0-)

        I was working with their metaphor of Mays and that sweet catch has to work against what DeMint was trying to say

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