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Yes, George. We Get It. Conrad’s Stupid

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So, President Bush is impressed with Conrad, too:

“I kind of like being on the same platform as Senator Burns because he makes me sound like Shakespeare,” Bush said, to laughter.  “I like a plain-talkin’ fellow.

“There’s a lot of eloquent folks in this town, but it’s sometimes short of doers and people who can accomplish some things,” Bush said.

“Conrad was there and he was talking their language,” Bush said.  “They didn’t need a dictionary or a Roget’s Thesaurus to figure out what he was saying.”

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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is a seventeen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.

In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

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