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Cheese Puffs and Politics


October 24, 2019

Dorothy Rosby

I was very inspired by an interview I heard on a news program today, if by inspired you mean completely disgusted and more cynical then I've ever been. It lasted at least two minutes and there was a back-and-forth exchange for the duration, but somehow the interviewee, we'll call him Senator Slick, managed to say nothing at all. The whole thing was like a giant cheese puff-a little salty but mostly air.

I get it. Politicians are people too-at least most of them are. They want to be liked just like the rest of us do. And they have to be liked if they want to keep their jobs. It requires exc...

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