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State Dinner

I see that the Bush White House actually invited Doyle McManus, one of the authors of the Los Angeles Times story that mirrored the New York Times’ exposure of the terror-finance tracking program, to a state dinner. This is upsetting, and probably for people like Hugh Hewitt, who are fighting the good fight against the SWIFT revelations, for deeply noble and principled reasons. Not in this case. Nothing principled about my dismay. Know why I’m upset? Because I have never been invited to a state dinner. Me. (Maybe that’s still because of this.)

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