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17 Things Politicians Do That We All Stopped Doing A Long Time Ago

"This newspaper gave me a paper cut."

Posted on May 8, 2014, at 5:41 p.m. ET

1. Mailing things.

2. Printing things out.

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3. Using Blackberries.

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4. Pantsuits.

5. Power Ties.

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6. Press releases.

7. Giant charts.

8. Reading the newspaper.

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9. Caring what is in a newspaper.

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10. Typewritten notes.

Just had a meeting with Rep. Sensenbrenner. He was typing a letter. This is how he does it. Seriously.

Paul Ryan@PRyan

Just had a meeting with Rep. Sensenbrenner. He was typing a letter. This is how he does it. Seriously.

06:43 PM - 9 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

11. Writing with pens and paper.

12. Decorating with books.

13. Using so much filter.

.@MittRomney is a great man and a great friend. Happy Birthday, Mitt!

Paul Ryan@PRyan

.@MittRomney is a great man and a great friend. Happy Birthday, Mitt!

08:54 PM - 12 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

14. Faxes.

15. Memes.

So. Many. Memes.

16. Desktops...

17. ... and landlines.

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Pete Souza

But we love 'em anyway.

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