A Greek word meaning 'Mondale'*

It takes a lot to surprise me these days, but the idea of Michael Dukakis -- a decent guy who was arguably the most inept presidential candidate of my lifetime (and John McCain was during my lifetime, remember) -- back on the national stage, and maybe providing the 60th vote for healthcare reform, is pretty amazing. Of course he'd just be keeping the seat warm for No. 38, but still...

* A joke by Jay Leno back when he was popular.

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