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SARAH falls prey to radio pransters

Sarah Palin unwittingly took a prank call Saturday from a Canadian comedian posing as French President Nicolas Sarkozy and telling her she would make a good president someday. “Maybe in eight years,” replies a laughing Palin. A recording of the six-minute call was released this past weekend and is set to air today on a Quebec radio station. (AP)

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"Palin going vogue" getting old

By Meg Boyle

I really enjoyed McCain on SNL last night, but the Palin 2012 joke didn’t sit well with me. It would have been hilarious if McCain hadn’t been standing right there. I may be reading too much into this, but the whole Palin-going-rogue subtext bothers me.

As you probably remember, mostly because MSNBC hasn’t really found much more to discuss since it...

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A pre-election note to John McCain

(Credit: Politirazzi)

By LaShawnda Jones

One country, one president

You are running for president of a nation. I am not part of your Republican base. You may not think my vote counts but I am one of your potential constituents. As president of the United States of America, you will represent me, my family, my friends, my community, my city, my state, my region. You will represent my country. You will...

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Translating McCain

(Credit: Politirazzi)

Cindy and John McCain greet crowds in Newport News, Va., on Saturday.

By LaShawnda Jones

Sen. John McCain has been caught several times this campaign cycle expostulating unsubstantiated campaign hype (“I know where bin Laden is! I know how to get him; I do!”). He’s been pulled front and center onto the carpet for repeating sentiments so wrong, his awareness and...

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