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Something crazy going on in South Carolina

Alvin Greene. Mister Greene won the Democratic primary in South Carolina on Tuesday. How did this guy win? Was it one of those odd quirks that we see in politics from time to time? From my standpoint, I don’t know. From what I can see Mister Greene really did not run any campaign. It’s unclear how somebody who was on unemployment was able to afford the $10,000 needed to file an application with the board of elections. Maybe this was some incredibly dynamic young man who was simply irresistible. Whereas some politicians have charisma, Alvin Greene has anti-charisma (see the video).

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Sometimes Politics is Really Funny

I’m reading Richard Wolffe’s article on Senator Barack Obama and his team in Newsweek. Wolffe is doing a good job in saying that Senator John McCain and Obama are getting ready to face each other. Obama is getting ready for an onslaught from the right. The article was going along nicely, until I get to this paragraph. “The McCain campaign is now poring over Obama’s record, looking for weaknesses that can be exposed without race-baiting or hitting below the belt. They want to brand Obama as a “superduper liberal who is out of the mainstream,” says one McCain adviser who did

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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