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nro as “glorified press release” for the bush administration

Doesn’t the Bush administration wish — on a whole host of issues. Don’t I? Maybe I’d get invited to the White House Christmas party.

I’m not going to belabor this, but this wasn’t a matter of me or anyone here trying to pull something over on anyone. What would be the point? Some of us defend the administration on some matters, others of us don’t on other things. But we do it out in the open and you know where we’re coming from. And that’s good policy. This post relates to a bad miscommunication and an unfortunate mistake. NRO had no intention to mislead and you knew shortly after I knew the score.

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