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Lamb is walking a tightrope similar to other Democrats who align themselves with unions but advocate for international trade.
Consider the foundation in our little analogy above to be the hungry alligators and Mount Dora to be the tightrope walker.
An Austrian company will build several different ropes courses with balancing platforms, tightropes, swings and zip lines in a grove of oak trees in West Sacramento’s Southport area.
South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in is walking a diplomatic tightrope, trying to make progress with Pyongyang while not alienating allies.
There’s something about the angles created by the steel truss, set against a backdrop of evergreens...and the fact that anyone who shimmies onto the (off-limits) beams below the base looks like Philippe Petit crossing a tightrope.
His 2014 speech copied much of an address by professor Mark Lewis that told the stories of a tightrope walker and an Olympic ski jumper.
Judging from these recordings, Buckley and his band navigated the change with confidence, never hesitating or stumbling—their fearlessness and superior musicianship make these excursions feel like exhilarating tightrope walks.
Given such a tightrope to walk, Lamb prefers controllable closed-door events to wide-ranging interviews, even with potentially friendly press.
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