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June 16, 2006

Postman ducks the Prez

Posted by David Postman at 8:45 AM

I'll be taking the day off. Just like Mike McGavick's, my son is graduating from high school this week. I have family in town and that trumps covering the president. (Doesn't that make me sound like a politician?) At least it trumps sitting at Boeing Field for a few hours for a glimpse of Bush, since the press is not going to be allowed anywhere near the event.

I don't know if Democrats will use this opportunity to try to show me as a rubberstamp for Bush scurrying out of town to avoid the comparisons. But if you look at the polls, the press comes out below the president so maybe Bush is just trying to avoid being seen with me.

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