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It would be rude to call West a "token" African American in the GOP, but it isn't far off. After all, Rush Limbaugh wields West (and Condoleezza Rice and Clarence Thomas) as a talisman against charges of racism in the Republican Party. I heard him doing it as recently as Monday afternoon. For me, it says all I need to know that this wack-a-doodle is held up by Republicans as some sort of example of. . .well. . .anything, really. He's nuts.
Over his dead body!
Democrat Patrick Murphy declared victory in Florida after a partial recount found that he has a lead of 2,400 votes. But Allen West still refuses to concede. . .
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