Alex Massie

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An email from a friend in Washington who's active in Democratic politics:

Honestly, I haven't been paying attention to the Presidential race at all. I'm sick of it and the coverage of it is terrible... Yesterday, MSNBC had a report on what Obama has in his pockets.  It's a lucky poker chip, a lucky arrowhead, and a lucky penny if you must know...all given to him by supporters (I assume they aren't lobbyist donations).

I think there must be many people who feel this way. Already. Happily, there are only four more months of campaigning.

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Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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