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Old 09-21-2010, 09:20 AM   #16
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She is the daughter of John McCain. Don't you people get your heads off of MR once in a while?
How much do you know about the children of British politicians, Jon?
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Old 09-21-2010, 10:48 AM   #17
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She is the daughter of John McCain. Don't you people get your heads off of MR once in a while?
How many children of poltician's from other countries can you name?
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Why should anyone care what Ms. McCain reads from?
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How much do you know about the children of British politicians, Jon?
More then I care to know.
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Old 09-21-2010, 02:49 PM   #21
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Why should anyone care what Ms. McCain reads from?
Haven't you heard of the lemming syndrome? That's when a celebrity reads something and everyone else has to also read it. It started off with Oprah and spread to other celebrities. So if a celebrity has a Kindle, you might have to also have a Kindle. That's how it works.
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Old 09-21-2010, 03:23 PM   #22
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Haven't you heard of the lemming syndrome? That's when a celebrity reads something and everyone else has to also read it. It started off with Oprah and spread to other celebrities. So if a celebrity has a Kindle, you might have to also have a Kindle. That's how it works.
Based on that, celebs should be getting a lot of free merchandise (and probably are)!

All seriousness aside, I would have made a lousy lemming. I started reading the Harry Potter series, not because Oprah recommended it, but because friends did. There was one other book on her list I read, not because it was on the list, but because it was on a topic I was interested in (I was underwhelmed by it, btw).

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Touché.
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Old 09-21-2010, 08:40 PM   #24
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At least some politician's child, somehwere, was asked about somethig besides their drug habit/sex scandal/burglary charge/etc.
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I know who she is, but, shrug. I don't care who uses what. All that matters is whether something works for me, and I'd expect anyone with sense to use what works for him or her.
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Based on that, celebs should be getting a lot of free merchandise (and probably are)!

All seriousness aside, I would have made a lousy lemming. I started reading the Harry Potter series, not because Oprah recommended it, but because friends did. There was one other book on her list I read, not because it was on the list, but because it was on a topic I was interested in (I was underwhelmed by it, btw).
Oprah, smoprah. She's a purveyor of quack medicine, pseudoscience and anti-vaccination conspiracy theories. It's depressing that anyone who promotes the kind of pseudoscientific guff she sometimes features on her show would have such widespread appeal.
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Oprah, smoprah. She's a purveyor of quack medicine, pseudoscience and anti-vaccination conspiracy theories. It's depressing that anyone who promotes the kind of pseudoscientific guff she sometimes features on her show would have such widespread appeal.
But she's so cute!
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Based on that, celebs should be getting a lot of free merchandise (and probably are)!
Yes, they are. In many cases, they are even paid to use it.

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