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As Dubya returns to his ranch, Texas copes with cow dung in the water

For years I have been trying to persuade people that George W. Bush, although no Einstein, is not stupid. Now comes word he is returning to Texas for most of August. He could have gone to Kennebunkport, Maine, instead. I give up. If you put his brain in a duck, it would fly north for the winter.

But it's a dry heat in north-central Texas. Especially since the drought started. The President plans to spend his vacation on his ranch near Crawford, a no-traffic-light town. Mayor Robert Campbell says they have been told to expect Bush and his attendant media horde...

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