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Oh! how near are genius and madness!

By auguste
Friday, August 1, 2008 18:23 EDT
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So when Obama didn’t call himself a symbol, there was a minor frenzy of recriminations. Never mind that he was almost certainly misquoted – he said several words that could, if reassembled like a jigsaw puzzle, be construed as arrogant.

Whoops:

“If I win this campaign,” McCain said, “historians will say, ‘He was a genius’ ” who adapted under pressure.

Was he misquoted? Probably not, but it’s possible. The great thing is, thanks to the new rules I don’t have to care!

 
 
 
 
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