Starting this week, we’re going to try a new thing on the podcast! Every day, we’ll have a new question, but, since so many of you seem to hate listening to the podcast in chunks, we’re going to release the entire conversation, without breaks on Thursdays, which is what you’ll get if you subscribe on itunes or the rss feed. Otherwise, if you want to listen on the blog, I’ll still keep posting daily updates right here!
But feel free to listen to this shit however you like, I am NOT TRIPPING.
And all of this neglects to mention that this week, I have with me special guest Paul F. Tompkins! WHAT A TREAT!
“There are no secrets. We’ll win Ohio,” said Romney’s top strategist Stuart Stevens.
And what if they don’t win Ohio?
“It’s a silly question … we’re going to win Ohio,” he said. “This is like conscientious objection: if you’re going over the cliff and you have to throw your mother, or your sister, or your father out, which one would you? We’ll win Ohio.”
Stevens, no need to elaborate! We’ve ALL played the classic parlor game where we envision our family driving off a cliff and pushing one of them out will save the rest of you somehow. No need to explain it with all those words! We got it at “conscientious objection”, which everyone knows is the shorthand term for that riddle, and not a completely unrelated concept.
Bonus points for characterizing your own campaign as a car driving off a cliff.
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