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It had something of a reputation of being independent but rational and respectful in its politics, which she lifted for her “breath of fresh air” and “common sense” schticks.
Think Progress » Gov. Parnell concedes Palin’s spotlight-seeking has brought ‘some sour’ attention to Alaska. 2010
You're not even a good troll; they evolve their schticks occasionally.
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Still, why can't NASA come up with snazzy sophisticated designs like this to work on instead of ugly skinny schticks?
It may be time for the gang to pull out one of their old schticks and stage an intervention.
When Glen Beck asked her who funded her (one his current schticks mocking astroturfing charges) she said “I drained my saving account to do the project.”
Big Government, ACORN, and tax advice for underaged brothels. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState 2009
Dixieland and to a lesser extent ragtime were the most typical “old timey” schticks used by marketeers through at least the late 70s.
And even the most avant and careful of writers have their own schticks and tropes and turns of phrase that emerge and are cultivated by both the writer and by editors—style and voice are elements of a product in a marketplace after all.
The current "educated" fan base knows all the schticks; and how to write, and what makes for "good" art, and anything different is JUST BAD!
One More Day Brings More One More Day Talk! | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources 2008
It's also no coincidence that both of their schticks play to the more credulous side of the political spectrum.
"The Libertarian Case for Palin." Ann Althouse 2008
It might hurt him with people who both (a) actually bought his "my African heritage is important to me" and "I care about the poor" schticks and (b) aren't devout Obamitarians.
John McCain, too rich to be President. Ann Althouse 2008
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