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No Sanctuary

Just turned on the tube to watch Cardinals/Astros, Game 6. But who

instead should appear on my screen? KERRY, reading a stump speech about

what he’ll do as president. Campaign obviously did an ad buy for the

ballgame — infuriating. Here’s how POTUS can close the deal: buy 15

seconds, not 90, during Game 7 tonight, and simply say: “As your

president, I never have and never will invade the sanctity of the

playoffs with lame-o political stump speeches. Now back to our regular

sponsors.” [Then cut to Bob Dole and Viagra].”

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