* Only 48% of Democrats say they're "very excited" about voting in 2012. That number would probably be even lower if the polling places didn't give out free cookies.
* Barack Obama made history by becoming the first politician ever to take a vacation.
* Rick Perry's mouth is full.
* This Missouri gubernatorial candidate's dealings with that stripper were perfectly innocent. He just liked to watch her dance. He's a patron of the arts, see. It isn't art if someone isn't naked.
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