"What was it?" the journalist asks.
"Somebody came in to get a flavor of the campaign. It wasn't a sit down meeting."
But before he can pursue this Clintonian distinction any further, Bush's press secretary Karen Hughes steps in to rescue him. "Governor," she says, "you need to get back to your guests."
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