Tuesday, November 25th, 2008
James Besser in Washington
President George W. Bush, who must be busy packing cartons at the White House and selecting a mover, also found time this week to issue a few presidential pardons and commutations. But those hoping convicted spy Jonathan Pollard would be among them were quickly disappointed.
The list of recipients includes a cocaine distributor, a bank embezzler and someone convicted of improperly using food stamps, but no spies.
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