He Really Doesn't Look So Good

Weeks of denials from the White House have not done much to sway other Western leaders from a nagging impression that PRESIDENT BUSH is ill. Several have noted in telephone conversations with Bush that he vacillates and loses his train of thought in mid-sentence. Diplomats have observed that the President has become more stooped, his face often drawn and his complexion grayish. At last month's G-7 summit in Munich and the CSCE summit in Helsinki, the same symptoms were starkly evident. Says a French diplomat: "The questions they keep asking privately are, Do you think George is ill? How serious is...

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