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But, she added, the high-profile flameout of candidates like Greuel and Quinn has a reverberating effect.As Christine Quinn Fades, Why Aren’t More Women Winning?|David Freedlander|September 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sheen plays a variation on himself: a womanizer named Charlie who derailed his career with a public flameout.Charlie Sheen’s ‘Anger Management’ & Louis C.K.’s ‘Louie’: Comedy Clash|Jace Lacob|June 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But his spectacular flameout makes excellent material for his new focused memoir.
So will Tuesday mark an Iowa miracle for the congresswoman or will it be the epitome of a major campaign flameout?
In most cases, these grotesque confessions are good for the press and consumer public, not Johnny Flameout.