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Re: Clash! Dispute! Scandal!

Rich, what do you suppose Jehl would have written if he had learned that it had been BOLTON rather than Hutchings (the intel guy) who had uttered the words “I remember saying specifically that I wanted us to play hardball on this one”?

To paraphrase something a friend of mine used to say about AG Ashcroft, if John Bolton proposed a government-subsidized vaccination program for depressed urban areas, the Times would report, under the headline, “Nominee Would Stab Children With Sharp Objects”, that “President Bush’s nominee to become U.S. ambassador to the United Nations has recommended that African American children be injected with bacteria, viruses and fungi known to cause disease and infection. …”


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