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Political plotting includes GOP bombing own coalition

By Richard Borreca

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 01, 2013

~~<p>Calling in an airstrike on your position may be a desperate military tactic, but Republican state Rep. Bob McDermott has successfully devolved the strategy by essentially calling in a M1 Abrams tank brigade to repeatedly crush his own position.</p>
<p>There are only seven Republicans in the state House. In their glory days of 2000-2001, there were 19. McDermott wanted to shred the GOP's only glimmer of political power.</p>
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Calling in an airstrike on your position may be a desperate military tactic, but Republican state Rep. Bob McDermott has successfully devolved the strategy by essentially calling in a M1 Abrams tank brigade to repeatedly crush his own position.

There are only seven Republicans in the state House. In their glory days of 2000-2001, there were 19. McDermott wanted to shred the GOP's only glimmer of political power. Login for more...



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