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an outsider who seeks power or success presumptuously

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60 million people 24 hours a day it does not need a blanket condemnation from a carpet bagging politician trying to influence voters with untrue statements.
* Carpet Bagging. Carpets and rugs seethe with allergens.
True, Bishop Henry did not actually walk the picket line in front of the Herald building as Atwood, Callwood and other carpet bagging liberal literati did when they were in Calgary during November for a lavish arts fund-raising dinner.