Opening Act: Clotheslines

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Nov. 17 2011 8:24 AM

Opening Act: Clotheslines

Random guy clotheslines Lindsey Boerma on the Cain trail.

The dude who shot at the White House wasn't an Occupier.

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Alternate headline: "Will a Total Lie Work? Probably!"

Heat stays on Bachus.

I enjoy how extorting the Bush tax rates for all time is supposedly a huge concession for Republicans.

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