In Defense of Macaroni and Cheese

I'm not going to say what's fashionable in our politics--that I'm a Washington outsider, that I couldn't find the nation's capital on a map, that I have no experience in the highest levels of government. I do, and I think that experience matters," Representative Richard Gephardt said last week, toward the end of the speech in which he announced his candidacy for President. "I'm not the political flavor of the month. I'm not the flashiest candidate around. But the fight for working families is in my bones. It's where I come from; it's been my life's work."

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