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November 17, 2012 4:00 PM

What doesn’t the president know?

During Watergate, the late Sen. Howard Baker framed the definitive question for any scandal that encroaches on the White House: “What did the president know and when did he know it?” Four decades later in the Obama era, that question has to be reformulated: “What else doesn’t the president know and why doesn’t he know it?”

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