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The Bolten Shake

If Miers moved–that may certainly suggest Bolten really has some serious decision making authority, wouldn’t it?

That’s not me cheerleading anything–just an observation. She’s one of the president’s peeps and moving her out or moving her would probably take some real serious respect for the guy’s judgment on the president’s part.

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