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Some Food for Thought

I don’t have much analysis today, but here are a few things I found interesting…

John Gizzi has a must read piece on Scott McClellan. It’s the kind of thought-provoking info and analysis that you won’t get anywhere else. For example, do former reporters make better press secretaries than political operatives?

According to the AP: "Rep. Jo Ann Emerson, R.-Mo., recently corresponded with a resident of her southeast Missouri district. The letter ended with a profane, seven-letter insult beginning with the letter a — ‘i think you’re an …"

See the offending letter here (PDF).

More bad news for Liddy Dole

Red State posts an acronym guide:

– IMO – In My Opinion
– IMHO – In My Humble Opinion
– WRT – With Respect To
– IIRC – If I Recall Correctly
– FWIW – – For What Its Worth
– FAIK – Far as I know
– BTW – – By the way
– IOW – In other words
– YMMV – Your Mileage May Vary

(some of these seem a bit much to me…)

Why can’t Mark Warner take a decent picture? (Note to self: always wear solids).

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Mr. Lewis has managed political campaigns and served as director of grassroots for the Leadership Institute, as well as political director for GOPAC. In 2002, Campaigns & Elections magazine selected him as a "Rising Star of Politics." He is the author of "Teaching Elephants to Talk." His blog can be read at

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