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Presidential Debate 2004: The Poem

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Presidential Debate 2004: The Poem

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Presidential Debate 2004: The Poem

Presidential Debate 2004: The Poem

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Our resident political poets Calvin Trillin and James Bowman offer their take on the first presidential debate. Trillin is the author of Obliviously On He Sails: The Bush Administration in Rhyme. Bowman is a resident scholar at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.

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