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Pearce: Politicians shouldn't tell jokes, and I mean you Pat McCrory

Politicians should rarely tell jokes, because they usually fall flat writes veteran Democratic consultant Gary Pearce in his blog Talking About Politics at talkingaboutpolitcs.com. "After Tony Tata’s appointment, a Republican friend said ruefully: “I hope he does better with DOT than he did with the school buses.” Speaking of jokes, Governor-elect McCrory’s apparently fell flat at the Economic Forecast Forum this week. In the spirit of bipartisanship, here’s a word of advice to the new Governor – and all politicians – about telling jokes at the beginning of a speech: Don’t.
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