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Sunday, September 05, 2004
"A Ken doll is plastic, lacking in substance, and can be bought for about ten dollars. There's at least one critical difference right there."
-John Edwards, joking at the Gridiron Club dinner, challenging a columnist's contention that he was little more than a Ken doll