Political message from Lake Wobegon

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Prairie Home Companion‘s Garrison Keillor dissects the righteous reform message of the Republican presidential ticket for Salon. Here’s a snippet: “In school, you couldn’t get away with that garbage because the taxpayers know that if we don’t uphold scholastic standards, we will wind up driving on badly designed bridges and go in for a tonsillectomy and come out missing our left lung, so we flunk the losers lest they gain power and hurt us, but in politics we bring forth phonies and love them to death.”