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Old April 15th 04, 01:43 PM
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http://www.opendemocracy.net/themes/article-8-1844.jsp.

Refers to a politician as "the most intimidating chess master in the
United States" without making clear if the author means this literally
or figuratively.
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Old April 15th 04, 04:13 PM
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On 15 Apr 2004 05:43:09 -0700, (KidDon) wrote:

http://www.opendemocracy.net/themes/article-8-1844.jsp.

Refers to a politician as "the most intimidating chess master in the
United States" without making clear if the author means this literally
or figuratively.


Looks figurative to me, although I had to reread the preceding
paragraph to be sure of it.
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Old April 15th 04, 09:09 PM
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(KidDon) writes:
http://www.opendemocracy.net/themes/article-8-1844.jsp.

Refers to a politician as "the most intimidating chess master in the
United States" without making clear if the author means this literally
or figuratively.


He's talking about Karl Rove, who is a political operative but not an
actual politician. It's clear that he's speaking metaphorically.
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Old April 15th 04, 09:19 PM
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From: Paul Rubin

Refers to a politician as "the most intimidating chess master in the
United States" without making clear if the author means this literally
or figuratively.


He's talking about Karl Rove, who is a political operative but not an
actual politician. It's clear that he's speaking metaphorically.





Of course. Everyone knows that Alex Sherzer is the most intimidating chess
master in the United States. If you're a fifteen year old girl anyway.....
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