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Teammates on the Tour de Bush

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Rebecca Winters

LANCE ARMSTRONG and PRESIDENT BUSH have a lot in common. Both are Texans and avid cyclists with at least a casual interest in politics. The seven-time Tour de France winner and the leader of the free world shared the trail last weekend at Bush’s ranch in Crawford, Texas. White House press secretary Trent Duffy wouldn’t say whether the pair discussed politics (Armstrong opposes the Iraq war and wants more spending on cancer research), but at the end of a two-hour, 17-mile spin, Bush gave Armstrong, whom he described as “a good rider,” a T shirt and suggested, “Let’s go swimming.” For his next play date, we think the President should try roller hockey with the G-8.

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