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Friday, September 3, 2004

Pray for your enemies.

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) _ President Bush on Friday wished Bill Clinton "best wishes for a swift and speedy recovery."

"He's is in our thoughts and prayers," Bush said at a campaign rally.

Bush's audience of thousands in West Allis, Wis., booed. Bush did nothing to stop them.

Sounds like compassionate conservatism is really catching on!

Update 9.4.04: Happily for civic life, and unhappily for journalistic credibility, it appears that the crowd did not in fact boo. Weekly Standard "galley slave" Jonathan Last is understandably indignant; Josh Marshall confirms that the AP got it wrong. Maybe somebody at the AP lost their cool and decided to get back at an Administration committed to mendacity.

Copyright © 2004 by Philocrites | Posted 3 September 2004 at 4:21 PM

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