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Once again we ask ourselves, why exactly do we care about the New Hampshire presidential primary? And why do we care for an entire year? It may be a publicity bonanza for a state that most Americans aren't all that curious about, it may do wonders for the state's creamed-chicken industry, but do we need to spend all of 1995 reading those same handicapping stories (RACE IS DOLE'S TO LOSE, SAY INSIDERS, BUT GRAMM NARROWS GAP) and Sunday think pieces (IS PRIMARY CAMPAIGN TOO LONG AND EXPENSIVE?) decrying the shallowness and mendacity and flummery of it all?

The day Dan Quayle...

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