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Fake Presidency

Reader comment on item: Muhammad Ali v. George W. Bush

Submitted by Bill (United States), Jan 13, 2006 at 21:25

...Bush invited Ali for a medal ceremony so that he could capitalize on his popularity. Every politician does it; Bush didn't do it well.

Bush thought he could play-act like a boxer. Remember when he play acted like a pilot on the deck of the Abraham Lincoln? He probably figured it would look good on the front page, you know, like those pre-fight press conferences. But Ali knows that Bush would never climb into a ring.

Would you play piano for Beethoven? Would you ask Emeril Legasse to sample your grilled cheese sandwich?

Don't pretend you can go a round with Muhammed Ali, unless you are crazy.

That is what Ali was saying. And he was right. Again.

...You say Ali's handlers are responsible for his actions to support Daniel Pearl's family. Do you have any evidence for this? Or is it just a blatant fabrication? Quoting Cashill's book... without context for Ali's actions is wrong.
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