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“He’s not a typical politician. He really has deep convictions.”

– Senator Chuck Schumer discussing Senator-elect Jim Webb’s cantankerous nature and how it may impact his ability to get along in Washington.

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James Joyner is the publisher of Outside the Beltway, an associate professor of security studies at the Marine Corps Command and Staff College, and a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. He has a PhD in political science from The University of Alabama. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter.

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  1. Eric J says:

    Based on what I read in The Corner this morning, I’m beginning to firm up my suspicion that Webb is one of those guys who uses the “maverick” label to mean “raging asshole with no social skills.”

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  2. amok92 says:

    Based on what I read in The Corner this morning, I’m beginning to firm up my suspicion that Webb is one of those guys who uses the “maverick” label to mean “raging asshole with no social skills.”

    From what I have read it seems like Preznit is the “raging asshole with no social skills.”

    Draft the Bush twins

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  3. James, I noticed the same quote. Based on Michael Kinsley’s definition, that would be a “gaffe.”

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  4. James Joyner says:

    Sean: Indeed.

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