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Test Your Understanding Of American Politics
The Huffington Post, January 20, 2010

Happy new year, I haiku take on the real lesson of Massachusetts...

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Which of the following explains Scott Brown's victory over Martha Coakley? (Maybe I'm missing something, but I think these are the only three options):

  1. Scott Brown is a disingenuous idiot.
  2. Massachusetts voters are confused idiots.
  3. I'm an idiot, for expecting logic or reason to play any role in American political life at all.