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  •  since our bench *is* thin, and (1+ / 0-)
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    most non-Northeasterners under 50 don't have A-list credentials, I think she will have to expand to older men, and I will predict now that Ted Strickland will be at the top of her list. Yes, he will be 75, and he's far from perfect. But he's Ohio and he can attack well.

    "If Mitt Romney was Santa Claus, he'd fire the reindeer and outsource the elves."

    "Mitt Romney has so little economic patriotism that even his money needs a passport. It summers on the beaches of the Cayman Islands and winters on the slopes of the Swiss Alps."

    "You know, it was once said of the first George Bush that he was born on third base and thought he'd hit a triple. Well, with the 22 million new jobs and the budget surplus Bill Clinton left behind, George W. Bush came into office on third base and then he stole second. And John McCain cheered him every step of the way."

    •  Would (hopefully) force the party (1+ / 0-)
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      to build credible nominees for 2020 and beyond. Couldn't rely on Strickland to run for the Presidency. Maybe by that point Gov. Davis (D-TX) would be up for a run.

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