Heck, Yes!

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Oct. 12 2010 12:03 PM

Heck, Yes!

John Dickerson's on-the-ground dispatch from Nevada's swingy Third District sets the standard I'm going to try to match while I'm in Colorado. Wtiness how Joe Heck handles questions about Sharron Angle:

When a woman says she's worried Angle will take away her SocialSecurity, Heck doesn't defend his fellow Republican. He simply says theprogram should be protected. Finally, a voter asks him directly: "Whoare you going to vote for?" He says he's still making up his mind. "I'mwaiting to see all of the evidence before I make my choice," he says.

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David Weigel is a Slate political reporter. You can reach him at daveweigel@gmail.com, or tweet at him @daveweigel.