Cartoon Tuesday: In Which We Blog About the Other Paris

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Click through for this cartoon by Gary Varvel of The Indianapolis Star, referencing the now infamous tussle between John McCain and Paris Hilton. (And click here if you have no idea what we’re talking about.) While the ‘toon itself bears a ring of truth, the bigger irony may be that the presidential candidate who’s now promoting perhaps the most feasible and immediately effective energy plan is no longer in the hunt.

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