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Where’s Norm?

Since Mann and Ornstein have written a book that tells truths inconvenient to high Broderism, their numbers have fallen out of the Sunday talk show rolodex. Relatedly, the late Dick Lugar wishes to inform you that both parties are equally guilty, and he has some self-refuting evidence for this.
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