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The Problem With Being Clever

A few emailers warn re: PFAW editing:

I just did the PFAW edit change, and had them send me a copy, as I was curious if there was a way they would get around it. Although the writing of my e-mail remained in support of the nomination, the subject line in the e-mail remained PLEASE OPPOSE THE NOMINATION, which I gather is as far as my senator’s handlers will read.

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