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Maybe He’ll Urge Obama to Turn Off the White House Christmas Decorations to Save Energy

Jimmy Carter will be speaking at the Democratic Convention, by remote, from New Orleans. He will not address foreign policy, friends of Israel are reassured.

As much as I would have loved to have seen Carter lecture McCain on how to create “peace, not apartheid” in the Middle East, how to respond to Russian forces advancing into a neighboring country, and how to handle threats from Iran, I still think there’s room for plenty of awkwardness to watch Carter lecture Republicans on how to deal with inflation, unemployment and high gas prices.


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