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Friday's Quote of the Day

09:10 UK time, Friday, 22 August 2008

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"I think - I'll have my staff get to you"
- a hesitant John McCain when asked how many homes he owns.

The polls may be turning against him, but in the stakes to prove who is poorest, US presidential candidate Braack Obama seems to be a clear winner. The unwritten rules of the presidential run-off state wealth = privilege = an inability to understand what the common man is thinking. McCain and his wife Cindy, it turns out, own seven properties. Obama owns one.
More details (the Guardian)

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