And that makes the ogre a fairly sympathetic character.
Win or lose, Smith intends to live happily ever after.
"You know," he says, "I had a life before I went into public office and I'm going to have a life after I leave. The sun's gonna come up and the sun's gonna go down, the ninth of September, the day after the election. I think she's so caught up in getting elected that she's lost her value system. I don't think anything's that important to sacrifice your values."
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