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Death watch: The gracious concession speech

November 4, 2010 | 10:00 am

Between Christine O’Donnell, Sharron Angle and Carl Paladino bragging, threatening and making demands of the winner, claiming victory, when such is not the case, you have to wonder: Will gracious concession speeches eventually go the way of parachute pants? MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell took on this very topic last night, summing it up like this: "The perfect concession speech always makes you wish the loser had won." Of course, he was talking about Sen. Russ Feingold of Wisconsin, who lost to Ron Johnson.

Judge for yourself:


-- Alexandra Le Tellier

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