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Bush Blunder Brings British Broadsides


In Britain, Bush’s suggestion in a speech that Queen Elizabeth II had previously traveled to America to participate in Independence Day celebrations–in 1776–has grabbed headlines. In fairness to Bush, however, he recovered from the gaffe and corrected the date to 1976. The Daily Mail also shows Bush appearing to wink at Queen Elizabeth, and a second photograph with her responding with an icy stare.

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