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Ew, Nazis

By Jesse Taylor
Friday, June 13, 2008 3:00 EDT
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A truly bizarre last line from George Will’s otherwise totally phoned-in Friday column:

Assuming, not rashly, that Barack Obama wins, 2016 is the next time Hillary Clinton, who will then be 68, can seek the Democratic nomination. By then, the median age of the electorate will be 47, so for many millions of voters, Bill Clinton’s tenure will seem only slightly less distant than Grover Cleveland’s, the last Democratic presidency that did not make sensible citizens wince.

Of all the things to sneak into the end of a column, an FDR jibe? And it’s good to see he’s taking the Grover Cleveland line straight off of the McCain campaign’s blast telegram.

Jesse Taylor
Jesse Taylor
Jesse Taylor is an attorney and blogger from the great state of Ohio. He founded Pandagon in July, 2002, and has also served on the campaign and in the administration of former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland. He focuses on politics, race, law and pop culture, as well as the odd personal digression when the mood strikes.
 
 
 
 
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