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The 'P’ Word

9:58 AM, Nov 4, 2013 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
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Losing the argument and running out of ideas, Louisiana senator Mary Landrieu resorts to a tactic that worked wonderfully for President Obama.

As reported in Politico by Manu Raju:

“I would vote again for the Affordable Care Act. I’m for the Affordable Care Act. Period. End,” Landrieu said in a recent interview.

Evidently, as a rhetorical device, that “period” business isn’t really sufficient.  Tarnished, no doubt, by recent usage by the president.  Hence the “end.”

And if that doesn’t work.  Perhaps she should try shouting a little louder.

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