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“I LIKE FOOTBALL, AND I LIKE GIRLS”

Harold Ford seems to have finally found a reasonable way to deal with questions about his reported attendance at a Super Bowl party thrown by Playboy magazine in Jacksonville, Florida last year.  Ford has alternately tried to ignore and to evade the question of whether he really went to the party, as Roll Call originally reported.  His non-answers have allowed Republicans to accuse him, accurately, of dodging the question.  So on the campaign trail today, Ford was asked about it again. “I was there,” the 36 year-old bachelor said.  “I like football, and I like girls.  I don’t have a — no apologies for that.”  Why didn’t he just say that in the first place?

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