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    Commentaar erbij:
    “But he was walking freely! In the sense that he did not require the use of robotic limbs or levitation boots.”

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    @3: Je had erbij moeten zijn toen Bush naar Margraten kwam. Als de bewaking maatgevend is, kun je je beter niet in het zuidlimburgse heuvelland wagen.

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    Missschien hebben ze het allemaal niet goed vertaald voor McCain:

    During their visit on Sunday, the Americans were buttonholed by merchants and customers who wanted to talk about how unsafe they felt and the urgent need for more security in the markets and throughout the city, witnesses said.

    He is just using this visit for publicity. He is just using it for himself. They’ll just take a photo of him at our market and they will just show it in the United States. He will win in America and we will have nothing.” ”

    Het is trouwens niet uit te sluiten dat er een verband is tussen het bezoek en de moorden:

    Several merchants said Monday that the Americans’ visit might have only made the market a more inviting target for insurgents.

    “Every time the government announces anything — that the electricity is good or the water supply is good — the insurgents come to attack it immediately,” said Abu Samer, 49, who would give only his nickname out of concern for his safety.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/03/world/middleeast/03mccain.html?_r=1&ref=world&oref=slogin