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The Gaffe

An email from Tim Graham:

Jonah, this kind of slight mis-speaking would be utterly overlooked in most Kerry cases. (Some have compared it to Kerry saying “more sensitive,” but that was a speech, this was in an interview with a liberal TV host.) Your transcript also doesn’t quite note the emphasis, which should be on the last word….

LAUER: No, I’m just saying, can we win it? Do you say that?

Pres. BUSH: I don’t–I don’t think we can win it.

If this is all they can grasp at right now, this week is going very well….

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