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Shh! Don’t Tell Anyone Michael Bennet’s Been in the Senate Since Last Year!

Michael Bennet, U.S. senator, runs an ad denouncing Washington.

Michael Bennet, U.S. senator who voted for the stimulus and the health-care bill, runs an ad denouncing Washington as a place where “they spend money they don’t have.”

He also declares that in Washington County, Colorado, “people are looking for someone to stand up for them.” I presume they’re looking because they’ve concluded the senator they already have is incapable of doing that.

What’s the strategy here, close your eyes and pretend you’re not a sitting U.S. senator?

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