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Stop that euphemism!

The New York Times reports on how Colin Powell is handling his lonely travails in the Bush administration:

In public, Secretary Powell, the four-star-general-turned-diplomat, has done what he always does: soldier on, shaping his commander's policies as best he can from within, with some success. In private, Secretary Powell, an amateur automotive mechanic, complains that old friends spend too much time sympathetically taking his temperature — "dip-sticking me," as he puts it.

July 25, 2002 5:42 PM

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