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On The Home Front (One)

“So how was your day, honey?” The highlight of my wife’s yesterday was provided by a teen Democrat going house to house in the neighborhood — he came down the driveway all full of tinkie and vinegar and immediately urged her “help get rid of Bush.” Not “Vote for John Kerry,” but bounce W. That’s the script the door-knockers are using, and for good reason: it’s the essence of the Dem’s campaign. As all good NRO readers already know.

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