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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Kathleen Sebelius confronts the party of brainless scarecrows
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius hails from Kansas, a fact that seems to have struck her Republican inquisitors at a congressional committee hearing yesterday as an opportunity to cleverly invoke references to the “The Wizard of Oz.”

But the GOPers’ efforts in this regard were somewhat less than clever, as Dana Milbank EXPLAINS:

Like the Scarecrow, whoever came up with House Republicans’ plan to deal with Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday didn’t have a brain.

It was their big chance to flambé the secretary of health and human services and the person who has overseen the disastrous launch ...

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