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Barney Frank: 'A Little
Strange' to Sit Out Election

WGBH-TV (Boston, MA), by Will Roseliep

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 10/15/2012 8:38:26 PM

Describing it as "a little strange," Rep. Barney Frank is sitting out his first Congressional race in over 30 years. The veteran Newton Democrat announced his retirement and won't seek reelection in Massachusetts' fourth Congressional district. "I had originally planned to run one more term until the legislative redistricting so changed my district that I thought it would be unfair of me to go to hundreds of thousands of new people and ask them to give me just one more term," Frank said. Since his announcement, Frank has been a vocal supporter of Joseph Kennedy III

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There are at least several things about Barney I find "a little strange".
Sitting out an election is not one of them.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Passion, 10/15/2012 8:40:04 PM     (No. 8935752)

I get real nervous when I hear Barney Frank say the phrase "a little strange" - as in, you know, tonight I'm in the mood for "a little strange...."



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Reply 2 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 10/15/2012 8:41:49 PM     (No. 8935757)

Quotation from Barney "a little strange" Frank.
This, from his relatives.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 10/15/2012 8:41:55 PM     (No. 8935758)

The only thing for Barney Frank to feel strange about would be soaping up with nobody behind....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 10/15/2012 8:44:17 PM     (No. 8935764)

We haven't noticed. How's that, stranger?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: strike3, 10/15/2012 8:48:15 PM     (No. 8935774)

The guy is a newlywed. He obviously wants to spend more time at home with the little, er, sweetheart.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: elduhranch, 10/15/2012 8:52:09 PM     (No. 8935783)

This from the Stranger Arranger.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: oriton, 10/15/2012 9:00:31 PM     (No. 8935800)

Ewwwhhhhh.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: jalo1951, 10/15/2012 9:01:12 PM     (No. 8935802)

barney frank a little strange. Amen.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 10/15/2012 9:06:36 PM     (No. 8935813)

Strange?
I find it rather perverse that this dude ever got elected at all.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 10/15/2012 9:21:54 PM     (No. 8935844)

Actually, I think Barney's a lot strange.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: St. Pitbull, 10/15/2012 9:25:10 PM     (No. 8935854)

Check your spelling posters!!! It's spelled "erection". And that is a BIG Ewwww.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 10/15/2012 9:27:15 PM     (No. 8935860)

Nice one #11 !

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 10/15/2012 9:40:47 PM     (No. 8935896)

"It's a widdle stwange to sit out the elweckshun." he sprayed.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: realrep, 10/15/2012 9:50:35 PM     (No. 8935917)

'... I thought it would be unfair of me to go to hundreds of thousands of new people and ask them to give me just one more term'

Translation: I didn't want to spend the time and money it would require to con a different group of people to vote for me.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: sternben, 10/15/2012 10:03:06 PM     (No. 8935936)

Is Barney a pitcher or a catcher?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Photoonist, 10/15/2012 10:23:01 PM     (No. 8935961)

Bahney Fwank, sitting on his behind and staying out of trouble.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: reddfroge, 10/15/2012 11:41:35 PM     (No. 8936120)

there are SOOOO many things I would like to say but, I would like to stay a member of this 'site'....OK??

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Reply 18 - Posted by: danu, 10/16/2012 2:12:12 AM     (No. 8936263)

Sitting Bull.
What's in the water in Taxachusetts?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Japanorama, 10/16/2012 5:17:55 AM     (No. 8936348)

Who yanked Barney's Frank?

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