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Bob Edwards: President Bush says [Iraqi cleric Muqtada] Sadr's defiance can't stand. What should the U.S. do?
Kerry: Well, it's interesting to hear that, when they shut a newspaper that belongs to a legitimate voice in Iraq 1 2 3 4 5 6, but 7 if it's unaccompanied by a broader set of moves to try to broaden our own base in Iraq 8, it asks for great difficulties.
—Morning Edition, NPR, April 7, 2004
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