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Harry Reid: O’Donnell Opponent Chris Coons Is “My Pet”

While Team Rove and Team Palin butt heads on how the Republican party should handle Christine O’Donnell, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid offered his thoughts on her opponent, Chris Coons: “He’s my pet.”

The senator from Nevada added, “He’s my favorite.”

Sen. Reid, evidently unable to contain his enthusiasm, then rattled off the reasons he’s so into Delaware’s Democratic candidate for Senate:

Let me tell you about him: A graduate of Yale Divinity School. Yale Law School. A two-time national debate champion. He represents two-thirds of the state now, in an elected capacity. I don’t know if you’ve ever seen him or heard him speak, but he is a dynamic speaker. I don’t mean loud or long; he’s a communicator.

Reid continued in this manner for some time, before giddily concluding:

I just think the world of him. He’s my pet.

The media have yet to confirm whether or not Senator Reid has carved “HR <3 CC" into any D.C.-area trees.

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