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6771, it's true...
Posted by Spoken Conscience, Fri Oct-25-02 12:56 PM
...like everything else, I doubt that Bush had direct knowledge of what happened, but it is seriously fishy that this CNN story on the crash:
http://www.cnn.com/2002/ALLPOLITICS/10/25/plane.crash.minn/index.html

seriously contradicts the NOAA weather report for Minnesota here:
http://weather.noaa.gov/weather/current/KEVM.html

more specifically this chart:
Time
EST (UTC) Temperature
F (C) Dew Point
F (C) Pressure
Inches (hPa) Wind
MPH Weather
Latest 3 PM (20) Oct 25 35 (2) 33 (1) 29.98 (1015) Calm light drizzle
2 PM (19) Oct 25 35 (2) 33 (1) 29.99 (1015) S 3 light drizzle
1 PM (18) Oct 25 35 (2) 33 (1) 30 (1015) SSE 3 light drizzle
Noon (17) Oct 25 35 (2) 33 (1) 30.03 (1016) SE 3 light snow
11 AM (16) Oct 25 33 (1) 32 (0) 30.03 (1016) Calm light snow
10 AM (15) Oct 25 33 (1) 30 (-1) 30.05 (1017) Calm mist
9 AM (14) Oct 25 32 (0) 30 (-1) 30.08 (1018) Calm light snow
8 AM (13) Oct 25 30 (-1) 28 (-2) 30.1 (1019) Calm light snow
7 AM (12) Oct 25 28 (-2) 26 (-3) 30.11 (1019) Calm light snow
6 AM (11) Oct 25 30 (-1) 26 (-3) 30.13 (1020) Calm mist
5 AM (10) Oct 25 28 (-2) 24 (-4) 30.14 (1020) Calm
4 AM (9) Oct 25 28 (-2) 24 (-4) 30.15 (1020) ENE 3
3 AM (8) Oct 25 26 (-3) 23 (-5) 30.16 (1021) Calm
2 AM (7) Oct 25 26 (-3) 21 (-6) 30.17 (1021) Calm
1 AM (6) Oct 25 24 (-4) 21 (-6) 30.18 (1022) Calm
Midnight (5) Oct 25 23 (-5) 19 (-7) 30.18 (1022) Calm

CNN and the Washington Post gave good coverage of the actual crash, and implicit in WP's coverage is "this couldn't have happened". And let's not forget that Wellstone was the most liberal member of the Senate, and that there is no ready replacement for him in Minnesota, where an independent is governor. It all just fits together a tad TOO well...