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- I know what my moral and ethical beliefs are, and those have led me to the political affiliations that I currently embrace. So thanks, but I don’t need advice on who to vote for.
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- Unfortunately I can’t look at your unsolicited manuscript. In real life I’m a publisher. For legal reasons I cannot look at a stranger’s work-in-progress without involving a lot of paperwork.
- While I would love you read your recently-published novel, I don’t have time. Please send your complimentary copy to someone who will be able to give it the love that it undoubtedly deserves.
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