Say what?

June 2007
Hill;6/15/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 72, p14
The author comments on the disclaimer put by Senator Barack Obama's lawyer, Robert Bauer, in his blog when he publicly made the case for a presidential pardon of convicted White House aide I. Lewis Libby in the U.S. According to the author, Bauer has the right to utter his opinion on the case of Libby but he believes that the actions of Bauer was a political mistake and a distraction for the Obama campaign.


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