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Ruben Navarrette: A candidate unafraid to say the unpopular
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Lindsey Graham just did something that, in the world of politics, simply isn’t done. The Republican senator from South Carolina, and 2016 presidential hopeful, performed a public service recently when he reminded us at a town hall in Sioux City, Iowa, that running for president is about more than just winning a popularity contest. Often times, authentic leadership — especially on tough and controversial issues — requires saying and doing things that are unpopular.