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October 4, 2006

Contact With America

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Lets go back in time to, say, two weeks ago….

That’s when Adam Nagourney wrote this little piece in the NYT likening the ‘06 Mid-Term Election to that milestone event in ‘94.  But then, are the dynamics that different this year?  How much has the conservative revolution really changed?

I mean, if you just remove one letter, and replace one leading Congressional face with another (Foley are Newt being virtual look-alikes, anyway), is it that big a difference?

(By the way, today’s rumor is that Hastert wants to re-use the “CWA” slogan again …once he figures a way to switch the “W” to a “Y.”)

(image 1: John Duricka/AP.  1994. nyt.com.  image 2: Marc Serota/Reuters. February 21, 2006.  Miami, Florida. via YahooNews.)

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