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Incumbents Forever

scox Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 9:41 AM
And he what he had done thus far has only exacerbated the problem what with another 5.6 trillion dollars in debt we are in such a deep hole we will never be able to dig our way out from. When you roll the dice on "ify" projects like Solyndra and other "politically correct" boondoggles this is where we end up. Can't wait to see what kind of shape we're in with another 4 years of the "Teflon Kid" in office.

AS A CANDIDATE for lieutenant governor in 1982, John Kerry assured the voters of Massachusetts that he wasn't seeking the position as a mere "stepping-stone" to higher office. But just one year into his four-year term, he announced his candidacy for the US Senate seat that Paul Tsongas was vacating because of illness.

Few people held Kerry's broken commitment against him. In part that was because nobody had believed it in the first place (all candidates for lieutenant governor seek the position as a stepping-stone). But it was also because everyone knew what Kerry knew: If he passed up...