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Old 06-08-2016, 10:04 AM
kunilou kunilou is offline
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The smoke-filled rooms gave us presidents like Pierce, Buchanan and Harding, so you can't say the bosses were always geniuses.

And when you get into a situation like 1924, where the Democrats in effect, "Let's just pick someone and go home," it makes the current system look positively brilliant.