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Wednesday, June 13, 2007
Raw Politics: Where's the pork?
NEW YORK (CNN) -- Tom Foreman has the raw politics; topics include Congressional pork and the controversy over Bush's disappearing watch. (Click image at left to play video)
Posted By CNN: 10:35 AM ET
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Tom,

I must say that Raw Politics with Tom Foreman (poor Candy has a tough act to follow)is second as a "must see" only to the nightly banter between Anderson and Erica.

Once again, last night's Raw Politics provided a perfect, humorous thumb nail sketch of the day's news. However, speaking of "pork "(hmmm--I have a nice pork tenderloin in my frig awaiting an appointment with our grill), how did we come to refer to the padded excesses of government as "pork." I knew that at one time but can't remember. So Tom, could you please cover this timely topic at your earliest convenience on "Raw Politics"? I have the feeling you will be slinging a lot of pork in the coming months. Thank you in advance for the hard work you will put into investigating my question.
Posted By Charlotte D, Stockton CA : 11:31 AM ET
Hi Tom,
Why would President Bush take off his watch? Did he think someone in the crowd would steal it? Did he think he could make time stand still at that moment? Perhaps hide the clock so we can't remember a better time in our history? Is time money to him? OR, did President Bush not want to be reminded that years of good can be destroyed in the hatred of a minute?
Countdown to election "08.
Tick, tick, tick. . .
Posted By Betty Ann, Nacogdoches,TX : 12:11 PM ET
I think Washington needs some intervention. They can't seem to solve Immigration or energy problems, so why would we expect them to tackle PORK. We need some strong leaders to step forward and end Pork barrel spending...I hear Babe and Porky the pig have some free time in their schedules for a consultation.
Posted By Lorie Ann, Buellton, Calif. : 1:54 PM ET
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