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Fiorina: Passover A Time To 'Break Bread'

Forget the demon sheep and the floating Boxer blimp. There's something new from Carly Fiorina.

Fiorina, the former Hewlett Packard CEO who is a Republican candidate for the Senate from California, is well known on this blog for doing things, shall we say, differently.

Now Ben Smith at Politico reports that Fiorina sent a letter to her supporters yesterday in honor of the first night of the Jewish holiday of Passover, which she described as a time where "we break bread and spend time with our families and friends."

Um, Passover is the holiday in which Jews celebrate their escape from bondage in Egypt in which for eight days they eat Matzoh in place of bread.

Here's the Fiorina e-mail message:

Passover is a time of remembrance and thanks. This festival provides us all — Jewish, Christian and all faiths — an opportunity to reflect on the challenges we have faced and the triumphs we have achieved together. It is also a reminder of the resilient spirit that has carried people through trials of every kind through every generation.

This week, as we break bread and spend time with our families and friends, I hope we also take a moment to say a word of thanks for our freedom and for those who have given their lives in freedom's name. Let us also look ahead with hope to the opportunities to come.

Maybe she meant to say "as we break unleavened bread?"

And speaking of fleeing from bondage, what's this stuff about an RNC staffer submitting expenses from a visit to sex nightclub in West Hollywood?

Can't make this stuff up.

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