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Why the Bush-Obama Candygate moment matters

Back in 2010, still early in Barack Obama's presidency, a small group of Minnesota businessmen came up with a mischievous idea. They rented billboards to display a picture of former President George W. Bush, smiling and waving, and the words, "Miss Me Yet?"

No, was my immediate response. I liked Obama just fine, thank you. But nothing has changed my mind more persuasively than the

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