not too close, please

By Diogenes ( articles ) | Jan 23, 2008

President Bush semaphored his support of yesterday's marchers on the Mall.

At a noon rally, President Bush spoke to the crowds via a telephone hookup from the White House, in what has become an annual greeting.

Can somebody explain this to me? Why is it that, in the final year of his second term, a pro-life president can't address the March for Life in person but still needs the distance provided by the phone?

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  • Posted by: Gil125 - Nov. 10, 2009 2:11 PM ET USA

    And then there's the way Bishop Tobin handled it with Congressman Kennedy.

  • Posted by: samuel.doucette1787 - Nov. 10, 2009 1:33 PM ET USA

    There's a reason why it is said that the road to Hell is paved with the skulls of bishops. Judas Iscariot was one of the first bishops.

  • Posted by: Hal - Nov. 09, 2009 10:17 AM ET USA

    Why do these guys enable this sort of thing? What's the "hook"? They will trade immigration, labor unions and public financial assistance for the lives of the unborn? Sad.