What's more, they would have been lame ducks in their second terms.
"I think people are wrong to say she is a lame duck in 2000," he said.
But they do not expect to see a lame duck.
If they lose, he'll be a lame duck for the rest of term.
If you win four straight years, you're a lame duck.
"For the moment, they seem to have decided to go ahead and not to treat him as a lame duck."
His experience over the last two years was considered important at this critical meeting, even though he would be a lame duck.
Who says that nothing gets done under a lame duck?
But he was still a lame duck when the season ended nearly four weeks ago.
"He did not want to appear to be a lame duck."
With a wet rag, Jean cleaned her face, arms and hands as best she could.
The wet rag fell off onto the ground beside him.
Paul did not care for her; she seemed so like a wet rag that would never dry.
I couldn't say any more because of the shaking, but it stopped after a bit and left me weak as a wet rag.
Mama puts the cold wet rag all over and then my eyes feel better, but she doesn't look right.
After a moment she walked to her place at the east wall and collapsed on the floor like a wet rag.
And it took you all your time to get them decent again with a wet rag.
My mother had to put wet rags over our faces so we could breathe.
So instead he had just put wet rags on the man's forehead.
She opened her mouth, and he stuffed the wet rag in.
"A man can catch cold with wet, muddy socks on."
He checked again that his wet socks were pulled up and stood very still.
Some of the wet socks were almost dry, and fit him.
His boots were a tight fit, and it was almost impossible to get them on over wet socks.
But soon I was standing, in wet socks, with the crowd on the other side of the street.
The colonel let herself into Dannerman's room with her own key, and caught him in the act of taking off his wet socks.
"My son got to the exit and put a wet sock on his face to get out," she said.
I seen him travel all day with wet socks at forty five below.
He was still limp as a wet sock and snoring.
It has restrooms and a place to dry wet socks.