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Those Were The Days, Eh?

Last year’s CPAC straw poll results make for a little amusing reading.  Note that last year’s poll, unlike this year’s, asked participants to select the person they thought would most likely be the nominee:

Allen received 22% of the vote, topping his Republican colleague, Sen. John McCain, who had 20%. Others finished in the single digits.

Somewhere Jim Webb is laughing heartily, and we laugh with him.

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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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