The Week in Politics

The Lester & Charlie Review

THE WEEK OF WHATEVER

Everything you need to know about last week’s politics for this week’s cocktail party.

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This week, an AP-Gfk poll called “Midterm Schmidterm” found that about half of the voters in American don’t give a rat’s ass who controls Congress and about 32% — when asked which party they’ll vote for — said “whatever.”

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Speaking of “whatever,” 17-year-old Saira Blair of West Virginia — who likes to post pictures of her smoothies on Instagram and isn’t even old enough to vote for herself — beat a three-term incumbent running for the state’s House of Delegates (that’s what they call Congress in West Virginia). She is particularly popular, we suspect, with the Whatever Crowd that was identified in the AP poll.

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Speaking of not being able to vote for yourself, Asa Hutchenson, a staunch supporter of voter ID laws, went to vote for himself this week as…

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