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  •  Christie's mistake (5+ / 0-)

    was to let this doctor get under his skin and define him. No one can argue that he's in good health. The smart thing for him to do is say nothing about her comment, and focus on the needs of his constituents. Health is an issue for candidates -- I think McCain's age and skin cancer hurt him -- so he can't pretend it's irrelevant.

    The civil rights, gay rights and women's movements, designed to allow others to reach for power previously grasped only by white men, have made a real difference, and the outlines of 21st century America have emerged. -- Paul West of LA Times

    by LiberalLady on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 06:46:50 PM PST

    •  It's situations like this... (3+ / 0-)
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      a2nite, JeffW, Hillbilly Dem

      ...that will deflate that gaudy 70% approval rating he had just after Sandy. He may still win re-election as Governor, but it will be significantly closer than all the Kewl Kids are assuming right now.

      When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative. --Martin Luther King Jr.

      by Egalitare on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 08:05:24 AM PST

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