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Debate Focus Group: The Candidates Describe Themselves

Usually it's normal people in focus groups or answering poll questions who are asked to describe a candidate in one off-the-cuff word. On Wednesday night at the CNN debate, the candidates got a chance to do that about themselves.

Given a couple of minutes of notice about the question, they came up with terms that bring to mind colonial ships setting off to unknown lands across vast oceans, or, alternatively, a row of yachts moored in Newport, R.I.

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