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RIP Walter Mondale

Walter Mondale was involved in two of the most lopsided losses in US presidential politics.

And yet, we all loved “Fritz.”

Walter Mondale died yesterday, at the age of 93. He was Jimmy Carter‘s VP and ran for President himself in 1984. His running mate? The first woman VP nominee, Geraldine Ferraro.

I watched his 1981 reading of the vote counts, wherein he and Jimmy Carter, the incumbent President, lost to Ronald Reagan and George HW Bush 489 to 44. He laughed. Everybody in Congress…

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