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What the Heck Is Jim Caveziel Saying in That Video?

 The Corner can end all suspense and officially confirm that in the commericial airing in St. Louis tonight Jim Caveziel says in Aramaic, ”You betray me with a kiss.” (Which is what a few readers, including one Aramaic student told The Corner last night.) As one source working to defeat Amendment 2 in Missouri explains (and if you’ve read Yuval Levin, our editorial, or any of my pieces on the issue you know this already): “It refers to the promises made on page one of the amendment that are betrayed on page 5. On page one Amendment 2 promises to ban human cloning and this is betrayed on page 5 where human cloning is enshrined in the Missouri constitution.”

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