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Affleck says no to Senate run
Politico, by Caitlin McDevitt

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 12/25/2012 11:58:43 AM

So much for a star-studded special election. Ben Affleck isn´t running for Senate in Massachusetts after all, he announced on Monday, POLITICO´s Mike Zapler reports: The actor took to his Facebook page Monday to say he´s not running to replace Sen. John Kerry, who´s expected to easily win confirmation as secretary of state. Earlier Monday, Ted Kennedy Jr. said he´s not taking the plunge into elected politics, either. "I love Massachusetts and our political process, but I am not running for office," Affleck wrote. "Right now it´s a privilege to spend my time working with Eastern Congo

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For those taking bets and waiting with bated breath, neither Ben or Ted [Kennedy, Jr.] are thankfully seeking Kerry´s possible open senate seat. Hopefully, Kerry will be Swift Boated again and have to keep his place in the Senate.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: cartcart, 12/25/2012 12:17:11 PM     (No. 9083077)

Why not? He is a moron and he would fit right on with the current group of morons.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: zzzghy, 12/25/2012 12:20:21 PM     (No. 9083079)

For a minute there, the Eastern Congo probably thought they were about to get a break.

Not so easy. Getting rid of a meddling self-absorbed actor is like pulling a cholla from your hiking boot.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: hot coffee, 12/25/2012 12:24:39 PM     (No. 9083082)

I have on good authority that Ben "Barf Bag" Affleck is one of the stupidest people in Hollywood. Now that´s saying something!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: On fire, 12/25/2012 12:33:01 PM     (No. 9083087)

Thanks for that Christmas present, Ben!


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Reply 5 - Posted by: silencedogood, 12/25/2012 12:35:08 PM     (No. 9083090)

Hollywood actors! Is there anyting they don´t know?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 12/25/2012 1:04:36 PM     (No. 9083119)

Ben couldn`t handle the cut in pay. Guess money is more important than his principles.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: belwhatter, 12/25/2012 1:22:08 PM     (No. 9083135)

Some good news for a change!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: f64, 12/25/2012 1:34:29 PM     (No. 9083150)

Dark Helmet Dukakis, Kennedy spawn, Affleck. Nobody wants to be underneath Elizabeth Warren. Eeeew.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: earlybird, 12/25/2012 1:40:27 PM     (No. 9083154)

What everyone else has said!

Merry Christmas!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: MinnesotaWild(man), 12/25/2012 2:28:43 PM     (No. 9083194)

Beautiful wife, lovely family, great movie with Argo. Who´d want to screw with that? Good choice.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: pickle1, 12/25/2012 2:46:57 PM     (No. 9083207)

Mr. Ben Cruelty to Animals Affleck would fit right in.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: weirdone, 12/25/2012 3:33:59 PM     (No. 9083256)

Thank you, from the bottom of my heart!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: KimoSaavy, 12/25/2012 5:59:45 PM     (No. 9083377)

"Sometimes a man has got to know his limitations" Clint Eastwood said that in one of his movies, can´t remember which one. Nothing can be truer for Mr. Affleck. When you can´t string two sentences together you don´t leave scripts , and OK career, and people that made you a millionaire.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mominNoCA, 12/25/2012 6:05:43 PM     (No. 9083380)

But - but Low Information Voters would love a Hollyweird himbo in the Senate! He probably wouldn´t even be as clueless as Kerry or Clueless Award winner Patty Murray; he´d only be third most clueless!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: grampstosix, 12/25/2012 7:43:44 PM     (No. 9083461)

#14 They have such a bimbo in Al Franken.He´s not from Hollywood but it´s close enough.

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