When you step in dogshit,
the trick is to wipe it off, not grind it into the bottom of your shoe.
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld paid a surprise visit to Baghdad on Wednesday to express support for Iraq's new leaders, but drew criticism from Iraqi politicians who said they feared the unannounced visit might do more harm than good.
"So you're here to distract from that leak story? God, that's good!"
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