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    Guaunyu did you read the article ?

    "We sacrificed a hell of a lot for this country over 34 years. We lived in a damn trailer when I was a freshman in high school."

    So you think people won't vote for Clark because his son made this comment ?

    •  It's the Adjective That's Problematic (none)
      Yes, I read the article.  My feeling is that by saying "we lived in a damn trailer" young Wes suggests that there's something wrong with living in a trailer.  It suggests that living in a trailer was beneath them, but they made the sacrifice and did it anyway.  So, yes, if my interpretation is shared by folks who live in mobile homes, that's a problem for the General.

      When I say I'm happier than a pig in slop, y'all know I'm not being crude.

      by Guaunyu on Tue Feb 03, 2004 at 07:18:39 PM PST

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      •  Huh? (none)
        You obviously don't know people who live in mobile homes.

        My grandparents lived in a mobile home, so does my aunt now, and several of my cousins have.  And my best friend, and...

        You won't hear a single one of them praise mobile home living.

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