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CTLawGuy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 05:21 PM
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Forgive my ignorance, but why do they call him George Felix Allen?
I see this all the time but I didn't get the story behind why people add his middle name.
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WannaJumpMyScooter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 05:23 PM
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1. so he is not confused with his dad?
I guess.
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snowbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 05:26 PM
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2. Maybe he wants to lure in Felix the cat lovers?


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Clark2008 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 05:26 PM
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3. Because the name "Felix" is associated with a cat and cats
Edited on Mon Aug-21-06 05:26 PM by Clark2008
are soft and furry and not macho and abrasive like Allen tries to pretend he is.

It's a rag on his overbearing persona: it's like calling swaggering Bush, "Shrub."
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CTLawGuy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 05:27 PM
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5. ah
thanks :)
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snowbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 05:28 PM
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6. See... a fello' Clarkie said the same thing at the exact same time!
Spoken like a true Clarkie! ~~~~~

He's cashing in on the Felix the Cat Craz!

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rainy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 05:27 PM
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4. because when his group tried to smear Jim Webb they
used his middle name. So, when Webb fired back hard, like we wish more Democrats would do, Webb used Allen's middle name. It was great. Now it is used often.
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dalaigh lllama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 06:55 PM
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9. Here's a link to Webb's reply to George Felix Allen Junior
After Allen tried swiftboating Webb, Webb hit back with this:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...

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reichstag911 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 05:35 PM
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7. Simplest answer:
Edited on Mon Aug-21-06 05:35 PM by reichstag911
he doesn't like his middle name. Given that it's Felix, who can blame him?
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thecrow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 06:54 PM
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8. Because they report on all criminals by using middle names?
eom
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