Stalking: Who Done It At the White House

Did Millie or faulty faucets really lead the President and First Lady to develop the same disease? Nonsense. But autoimmune disorders can be strange.

Call it a case of plumbing panic. Within two years, the President and Barbara Bush develop the same overactive thyroid disorder, and best-selling pooch Millie suffers from a bout of doggie lupus. Heightening the drama, doctors reveal that both of these diseases hail from the mysterious realm of autoimmune disorders, which occur when the body unaccountably begins attacking itself. Pundits confidently calculate the odds of such a coincidence at 1 in 3 million. Latter-day Clouseaus begin looking everywhere for a culprit. Dan Quayle raises questions about the ancient plumbing at the Naval Observatory -- the official 100-year-old vice-presidential residence, which the...

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