George W. Bush Won't Appear With Julian Assange

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Feb. 25 2011 2:26 PM

George W. Bush Won't Appear With Julian Assange

Bush spokesman David Sherzer announces:

Six months ago, President Bush accepted an invitation to speak to the YPO Global Leadership Summit in Denver on February 26, 2011.  This week, upon learning that Julian Assange had recently been invited to address the same summit, President Bush decided to cancel his appearance. The former president has no desire to share a forum with a man who has willfully and repeatedly done great harm to the interests of the United States.

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"Done great harm to the interests of the United States." Have at it, liberals!

David Weigel is a Slate political reporter.