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Category: The Last Transition (5)

The last transition-Part V


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While The Lowe-Down is taking a few use-it-or-lose-it staycation days to lay down flooring, we thought readers might want to revisit the last time there was a presidential transition, which was January of 2001.

We hope it will dredge up all those unhappy memories you'd almost managed to repress.

There was a short time when all things Clintonian, whether related to him or touched by him, were as good as money in the bank. Fortunately, Hillary is the only one who seems to have outlasted Warhol's famous fifteen minutes of fame.

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The last transition-Part IV


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While The Lowe-Down is taking a few use-it-or-lose-it staycation days to lay down flooring, we thought readers might want to revisit the last time there was a presidential transition, which was January of 2001.

We hope it will dredge up all those unhappy memories you'd almost managed to repress.

I liked this cartoon because it played on two different themes: Bubba's penchant for greasy fast food, and the fact that he first met Monica when she was delivering a pizza to the oval office.

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The last transition-Part III


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While The Lowe-Down is taking a few use-it-or-lose-it staycation days to lay down flooring, we thought readers might want to revisit the last time there was a presidential transition, which was January of 2001.

We hope it will dredge up all those unhappy memories you'd almost managed to repress.

Didn't we all know, deep down in our guts, that we hadn't seen the last of The Big Dog?

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The last transition-Part II


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While The Lowe-Down is taking a few use-it-or-lose-it staycation days to lay down flooring, we thought readers might want to revisit the last time there was a presidential transition, which was January of 2001.

We hope it will dredge up all those unhappy memories you'd almost managed to repress.

Remember the cigar?

As if that weren't bad enough, it was a Havana, which is contraband in this country. I remember traveling to the Canadian border town of Windsor at the time. There was a large sign up in a tobacconist's window: "Yes! We have Monica's cigar!"

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The last transition-Part I


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While The Lowe-Down is taking a few use-it-or-lose-it staycation days to lay down flooring, we thought readers might want to revisit the last time there was a presidential transition, which was January of 2001.

We hope it will dredge up all those unhappy memories you'd almost managed to repress.

Here, we take a fond look back at the events that emblazoned Palm Beach County on the political map for all time:

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Chan LoweCHAN LOWE has been the Sun Sentinel’s first and only editorial cartoonist for the past twenty-six years. Before that, he worked as cartoonist and writer for the Oklahoma City Times and the Shawnee (OK) News-Star.

Chan went to school in New York City, Los Angeles, and the U.K., and graduated from Williams College in 1975 with a degree in Art History. He also spent a year at Stanford University as a John S. Knight Journalism Fellow.

His work has won numerous awards, including the Green Eyeshade Award and the National Press Foundation Berryman Award. He has also been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. His cartoons have won multiple first-place awards in all of the Florida state journalism contests, and The Lowe-Down blog, which he began in 2008, has won writing awards from the Florida Press Club and the Society of Professional Journalists.
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