$1,000 question

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Finally! A reason for the White House gaggle to grow spines: "Democrats.com is offering $1,000 to any White House reporter who will be brave enough to ask President Bush about the infamous Downing Street memo — and elicit a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer," reports Amanda Toering. "Fat chance. They’re also offering a consolation prize of $100, however, for simply asking the question (and then presumably being blacklisted). Asking the president — the First Amendment Guy! — an important, public-has-a-right-to-know question: $1,000. Losing your White House press pass: Priceless!" (SpeakSpeak)

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