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June 2, 2008

The Comeback Id

(Revised 6/2/08. 8 PM PST)


As the primary season approaches its end, Vanity Fair offers this biting pic to accompany Todd Purdum’s send up of the so-described narcissist-in-chief.

Shades of Hillary’s ill-advised assassination analogy two weeks ago — and suggesting a major reason why Hillary crossed the finish line second — the pic makes Bubba look like he’s shooting himself in the head.

The Comeback Id (Todd S. Purdum – VF)

As Clinton Campaign Winds Down, a Spouse Remains Wound Up (NYT)

(image 1: unattributed.  image 2: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images, Richmond, Va.  2008)

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