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A Plumber To Snake The DC Drain

Anonymous1471 Wrote: Apr 30, 2012 6:26 AM
I really hope Joe wins, but it will be an epic battle against the odds. That doesn't mean it can't happen, but he's going to need help. He is exactly the kind of person we need in Congress.

Some people enter the public consciousness willingly; others accidentally. But how one gets there has little to do with how one handles it once the national spotlight begins to shine.

Some step up. Some melt like an ice sculpture on a hot summer day. Because the spotlight doesn’t turn you into something you’re not; it accentuates who you are.

Similarly, progressives argue money corrupts politics. Not so. Money may be the means through which corruption is conducted, but honest people never seem to find themselves in those situations. They never have to walk away from bribes because the bribes...