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Don´t Give Booker a Pass
National Review, by Eliana Johnson

Original Article

Posted By:Judy W., 8/8/2014 12:06:50 PM

Cory Booker may be the most puzzling man in the Senate. We don’t know where he lives. We don’t know whom, if anyone, he lives with. And he’s been caught in lie after lie about his heroics. Yet, this enigma of a man has emerged as the king of odd-couple bromance, using selfies and Instagram posts to burnish his stardom even as he appears surprisingly vulnerable in his upcoming bid for reelection. Take, as an instance of his mysteriousness, his reported affinity for “mani-pedis.” While mayor of Newark, Booker told Du Jour magazine that he “found this 24-hour mani-pedi place” where

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It is disgusting that Republicans are supporting him instead of supporting his opponent, Jeff Bell. Booker is like Obama -- a magic Negro. Republicans and "conservatives" who fall for image instead of substance are unfortunately numerous. Some rich people have to step up and support Bell, who according to the article has a chance in this race.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 8/9/2014 12:37:42 AM     (No. 9958775)

I have often thought Obama and Booker have a lot in common. They´re both fakes.

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