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Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 04/10/2012

Quoted: Barney Frank on campaigning

Rep. Barney Frank. (Jay Mallin/Bloomberg)

“It’s the most godawful human activity that doesn’t involve physical pain. It’s high tension, and it’s boring and difficult work.”

— Barney Frank
, on campaigning (“begging people for money and debasing yourself”) in the new Men’s Journal. “I’ve known people who claim they’ve enjoyed it,” says the longtime Massachusetts congressman, who is retiring at the end of this term, “but I think they’re lying.”

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