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September 2, 2009

Quote Of The Day

by Doug Mataconis

Liberals want to be your Mommy. Conservatives want to be your Daddy. Libertarians want to treat you like an adult.

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  1. “Like” an adult, or “as” an adult? Hope it’s the latter.

    Comment by Amy Ridenour — September 2, 2009 @ 7:53 pm
  2. Amy, I doubt the finer points of prepositions were considered by the Twitterer.

    Comment by Quincy — September 2, 2009 @ 10:05 pm
  3. Should be “like an idiot.”

    Comment by VRB — September 3, 2009 @ 2:42 am
  4. :-)

    Comment by Amy Ridenour — September 3, 2009 @ 4:11 am

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