Wednesday, February 14, 2007

LAUGH LINES Number of US military fatalities in Iraq since the war began: 3127

Number of "laughter episodes" noted today in the official White House transcript of the President's morning press conference: 16

(That's up from 14 laughter episodes during the December 7, 2006 presidential press conference. It equals the total of 16 achieved during the September 15, 2006 presidential Q & A.)

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