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Honest To A Fault?

He also said he will attempt to force a competition of ideas with his rivals. “There may be people with better ideas, and if they have better ideas then they deserve to win,” he [Gov. Tom Vilsack] said. ~The Washington Post

That’s a bold, winning slogan for any campaign: “My opponents may have better ideas than I do, in which case you should support them.”  You will go far, Tom!

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Daniel Larison is a senior editor at TAC, where he also keeps a solo blog. He has been published in the New York Times Book Review, Dallas Morning News, World Politics Review, Politico Magazine, Orthodox Life, Front Porch Republic, The American Scene, and Culture11, and was a columnist for The Week. He holds a PhD in history from the University of Chicago, and resides in Lancaster, PA. Follow him on Twitter.

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