But even as awful as they are, I expect politicians sometimes to at least try to pretend they're not the amoral, arrogant, asinine, avaricious -- and I'm still at the beginning of the alphabet here -- monsters that we all know them to be.
Or maybe it's just that I never expected Hillary Clinton, for all her dreadfulness, to be courting the David Duke vote.
But there it was, her voice on my radio. And she said the same thing USA Today reports her as saying:
"I have a much broader base to build a winning coalition on," she said in an interview with USA TODAY. As evidence, Clinton cited an Associated Press article "that found how Sen. Obama's support among working, hard-working Americans, white Americans, is weakening again, and how whites in both states who had not completed college were supporting me."I'm looking forward to the Clinton/Buchanan bumper stickers...