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The Daily Beast: 7 Tips For A Better Concession Speech

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Had enough of the elections already? Wait, 2012 is just around the corner. So for any of you considering a future run for public office, here are 7 helpful "dos" and "don'ts" from The Daily Beast on how to give a better concession speech (and, for the health angle, how to appear mentally stable in front of an audience).

Tip Number One (with thanks to Carl Paladino, the losing gubernatorial candidate in NY): Don't menace the crowd with a baseball bat, particularly an orange one.

Rachel Zimmerman Twitter Reporter
Rachel Zimmerman previously reported on health and the intersection of health and business for WBUR. She is working on a memoir about rebuilding her family after her husband’s suicide. 

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