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Democrats cringe as Schweitzer weighs in on gays, Cantor, Feinstein
Democrats cringe as Schweitzer weighs in on gays, Cantor, Feinstein

It's the rare governor who begins an interview with a joke about statutory rape. But Brian Schweitzer doesn't just throw caution to the wind. He flings it skyward like a clay pigeon then blows it, skeet-style, to smithereens. That makes the Montana Democrat both an irrepressible personality and irresistible subject for reporters, who love nothing more than a politician who slips the bonds of pollsters and press handlers and speaks, if not truth, something that doesn't sound like its been focus-grouped to a near-catatonic state. (“I would swear she was 18 at the time,” was how Schweitzer began that Los Angeles Times interview on Montana and guns some years ago.)...

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