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... there are a number of phrases, memes, and figures of speech that I hope never to hear or see again:

(in random order)

- references to parts of the American population in terms of percentages
- mentioning of horse dressage -- unless it's on ESPN
- metaphorical roof racks
- politicizing of private parts, especially by those who rail against the intrusiveness of government
- suggestion or threat of secession, especially by those who receive federal benefits
- suggestions how to carve up the Union -- we are stuck with each other
- speculations about what's in Mitt Romney's tax returns
- quips about TelePrompTers, especially by those who use them themselves
- Mr. Bus
- quotes by any member of the Romney family, except maybe Miles
- speculations about Chris Christie's political ambitions, at least not until the NJ gubernatorial elections
- speculations about Hillary -- she'll let us know when she's good and ready
- car elevators
- Paul Ryan's workout photos
- Mittmentum
- Benghazi -- except for the announcement that the murderers of Ambassador Stevens et. al. have been brought to justice
- Ohio -- unless I'm going there or talking to someone from there
- Florida -- see above
- Karl Rove -- anywhere, ever

Feel free to add on.

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