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  1. Bushwhacker's Avatar
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    Cool taking a back seat

    A primary election candidate's press spokesman was an idealist.

    The sentence says: "He finds his idealism and belief in his man taking a back seat to backroom political dealing and manipulative power plays."

    Is it saying he is losing faith in his man and politics?

    Thanks a lot.
    Last edited by Bushwhacker; 13-Sep-2011 at 15:00.

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    Re: taking a back seat

    In my opinion, it means that the protagonist either doesn't want to get involved or doesn't mind if someone does it. I guess we'll have to watch the movie!

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