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  • America Votes

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    Thursday, October 07, 2004

    Top secret debate prep 

    What is President Bush doing to prepare for Friday night's rematch with John Kerry? That's considered classified information at Bush campaign headquarters.

    After scheduling a Wednesday afternoon conference call with reporters to "preview" Friday's town hall meeting in St. Louis, Mo., campaign manager Ken Mehlman twice refused to answer any questions about Bush's debate preparation.

    He also managed to avoid a tough question about missing weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. When a reporter from the BBC raised the subject, her line went dead before she could finish the question.

    posted by Ron Hutcheson at 1:56 PM



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