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Quote of the week: Tunku Varadarajan

From TheDailyBeast.com: “The decent thing for John McCain to have done after Obama’s election would have been to say that he was calling it quits . . .

“The decent thing for John McCain to have done after Obama’s election would have been to say that he was calling it quits, giving way in the Senate to a politician less spent. But he didn’t. Politicians without a guiding ideology are, frequently, the ones who stay in the game longest. Manic redefinition places them on an unending trajectory of re-election, a journey that ends only with death. This is how vainglorious politicians often end their careers—hanging on a little too long, at great cost to their public image. Think of McCain as the Liza Minnelli of American politics.’’ Tunku Varadarajan in TheDailyBeast.com

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