The Campaign Spot

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Predicting the Easiest Zinger of the Night


Joe Scarborough, hosting MSNBC’s pre-game show, a moment ago: “You know, at some point John Edwards is going to start talking about the two Americas, and somebody – maybe that guy from Alaska, Mike Gravel – is going to say, ‘yeah, John, and in the America I’m from, we don’t spend $400 on a haircut.’”

Yup. Cheap, easy, it will get a laugh, and while it won’t make much of an impact on the race, it will provide somebody with an easy, oft-replayed soundbite.

Tags: Barack Obama , Bill Richardson , Chris Dodd , Fred Thompson , Hillary Clinton , Horserace , Joe Biden , John Edwards , John McCain , Mike Huckabee , Mitt Romney , Newt Gingrich , Rudy Giuliani , Sarah Palin , Something Lighter , Tommy Thompson


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