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Bush Hugs

K-Lo, Bush-Cheney hugs on the rope line are more like hearty hand shakes or even Bob Dole grabs that are accompanied by a hearty clap on the back, shoulder squeeze, or even the rarely seen but highly prized forearm shiver. This is not kumbaya tell-me-about-your-inner-feelings hugs our man is talking about here.

John Hillen, a former Assistant Secretary of State, is the James C. Wheat Professor in Leadership at Hampden-Sydney College’s Wilson Center for Leadership in the Public Interest, and a member of the NR, Inc. Board of Directors.


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