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Posted at 5:25 PM ET, 12/ 2/2010

Citizens for All That Is Good About America

By Ezra Klein

Americans for America. The New Century Foundation for Progress. A Bright Future for Children and Families. PAC names are a genre unto themselves. A proud, optimistic, vapid genre that's designed to sound so much like apple pie that you never think to look at the filling -- or, to be less metaphorical, the money. The Sunlight Foundation decided to have some fun with this and set up a PAC-name generator. Some of these PACs are the real deal, but most are just perfect PAC names waiting to find a home.

What exactly is it that "Strong Women, Good-Looking Men and Above Average Children for Liberty" is advocating? Because whatever it is, I want to advocate it, too.

By Ezra Klein  | December 2, 2010; 5:25 PM ET
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I believe the "Strong Women, Good-Looking Men and Above Average Children for Liberty" PAC is advocating a powdermilk biscuit on every plate, ketchup as a national tonic, and the future election of Guy Noir as President of the United States.

Posted by: JJenkins2 | December 2, 2010 5:31 PM | Report abuse

I don't know what platform positions the "Autobots for 50 States" PAC supports, but I support them too.

Posted by: MosBen | December 2, 2010 7:21 PM | Report abuse

Guy Noir for president!

Sorry Mr. Klein, you may only advocate for that group if you move to MN and agree to call your dinner "supper."

Posted by: stella12 | December 2, 2010 8:14 PM | Report abuse

And don't forget rhubarb pie with the powdermilk biscuit and ketchup. Hmmm, not sounding too good together.

Posted by: dnfree | December 3, 2010 10:11 AM | Report abuse

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