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Rifts and riffraff

Posted by Fred on November 07, 2004

In the archives (Word Camel et al.) a link is made between riffs and riffraff. Maureen Dowd makes a link between rifts and riffraff: 'The president [Dubya] got re-elected by dividing the country along fault lines of fear, intolerance, ignorance and religious rule. He doesn't want to heal rifts; he wants to bring any riffraff who disagree to heal.'