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What Leading Politicos Always Wanted

Chicago Tribune
December 26, 2007

CHICAGO - A 25-year-old Evanston man said he "wanted to be on the news" just before crashing his mini-van into a downtown Chicago TV studio during a live newscast, a prosecutor told a Cook County judge Tuesday.

Another in the series of news you will read nowhere else.


"I always wanted to teach kindergarten," Margaret Spellings told a friend just before crashing her Humvee into a downtown Houston school during Show-and-Tell.

"I always wanted to witness the wonder of the Reading First scientific curriculum with first graders," George Miller told a friend just before crashing his motorcycle, while riding without a helmet, into an Oakland elementary school.

"I always wanted to tell 7th graders about the importance of education," Hillary Clinton told a friend just before crashing her limousine into the Manhattan Middle School for Scientific Inquiry.

"I always wanted to write poetry," George Bush told a friend just before crashing Air Force One into the Heart of Texas Writing Project at the University of Texas, Austin.

— staff



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