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GOP wounding selves

I see roll-on-the-floor laughing and celebratory toasts at national Democratic Party campaign offices. The Republicans are handing them fantasy material for the upcoming presidential election. All they need is quotes – no fancy out-of-context editing required – from the 500 televised debates.

Can you picture the campaign? “Even their own party members agree (insert Republican presidential nominee’s name) just isn’t presidential material.” (Run stream of negative debate clips here.)

The Republicans are shooting themselves in the foot with a shotgun – to be sure they don’t miss. I can hardly wait.

Lucy Jeanne

Deer Park


 

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