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Envying and Pitying Laura Bush

A female columnist says Laura Bush marks the end of the traditional woman.

Don’t be too sure.

The columnist betrays her bitterness (and ultimate goal)–more than once, but particularly at the end: “More of us are running for office and winning and someday TV commentators will chuckle at the president’s husband, a nice guy with a stellar smile who frightens and challenges no one.”

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