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Karl Rove Compares Himself To Beowulf's Grendel

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"I read The New York Times every day. Have you read some of the ugly things they say about me?" the Bush strategist turned Fox News analyst asks Forbes. "I'm like Grendel in Beowulf. People talk about me ... and there's nothing I can do about it."

As The Hill points out, Grendel "terrorized a Danish mead hall before being slain by Beowulf, the poem's hero."