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    16 Political Lessons We Can Learn From Cats

    With apologies to the spoof BuzzFeed tote bag...

    It says it on a bag, so it must be true.

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    But what are the lessons? Let's see...

    1. Be crafty

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    2. Intimidate opponents

    3. Watch your back

    4. Be independent...

    5. ... but work with colleagues when you have to

    6. Be persistent...

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    7. …. even when out campaigning in bad weather

    8. Be loyal and never forget your helpers

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    9. It’s important to be photogenic…

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    10. … so take good care of your grooming

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    11. Grumpy is only rarely a winner…

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    12. … so get your sleep in

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    13. Sometimes it’s worth getting on with your sworn enemies...

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    14. ...but when you fight, fight to win

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    15. Remember, don't get caught on camera

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    16. And when it all goes wrong, run away.

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    (Of course if you want some advice from humans instead of cats, there's always 101 Ways To Win An Election.)