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« on: March 23, 2012, 05:49:02 pm »

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/23/after-palin-expect-a-more-intense-vetting-process/?hp

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And the fallout from the McCain campaign’s selection of Ms. Palin for the No. 2 place on the ticket will extend well beyond the chances of any individual. For any Republican who makes it onto the short list of possible vice presidential nominees, the vetting process this year promises to be as thorough and intrusive as the vetting of Ms. Palin was rushed and incomplete.

If presidential campaigns are M.R.I.’s for the soul, as David Axelrod, President Obama’s political strategist, likes to say, vice presidential vetting this year will be a body-cavity search.

“They should expect a complete breach of privacy,” said Michael Berman, a long-time aide to Walter F. Mondale who helped vet Geraldine A. Ferraro as Mr. Mondale’s running mate in 1984.
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« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2012, 05:58:35 pm »
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Hey, at least a complete breach of privacy is consistent with the GOP's views!
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« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2012, 06:05:55 pm »
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Hey, at least a complete breach of privacy is consistent with the GOP's views!

I think McDonnell approves of this new intrusive vetting process.
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« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2012, 10:56:50 am »
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Hey, at least a complete breach of privacy is consistent with the GOP's views!

I think McDonnell approves of this new intrusive vetting process.
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« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2012, 12:14:22 pm »
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Will the vetting process of the female candidates include a vaginal probe?
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« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2012, 12:20:49 pm »
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Will the vetting process of the female candidates include a vaginal probe?

Of course, it's necessary for informed consent. But don't worry, Republicans aren't discriminating against one gender: the male candidates will be thoroughly vetted with an anal probe.
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« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2012, 03:40:27 pm »
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Will the vetting process of the female candidates include a vaginal probe?

Of course, it's necessary for informed consent. But don't worry, Republicans aren't discriminating against one gender: the male candidates will be thoroughly vetted with an anal probe.
Would Santorum go along with that if he were to be chosen? This might cause some controversy.
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