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Let Freedom Reign: Those scribbled notes in full

When President Bush was passed a note from Condoleeza Rice announcing the successful handover of Iraq, the President picked up the Sharpie (tm) marker pen that he just happened to have next to him and scrawled a simple three word reply:


'Let freedom reign!'.


But TFT has learnt that the Freedom note was just one of several messages passed back and forth between the President and his National Security advisor during the Istanbul NATO summit. Here, exclusively, is the rest of the exchange...

2 July 2004

Note #1:


Condi,


I like you. Do you like me? Yes [ ] No [ ]


George

...

Note #2


Mr President,


Yes [ X ] No [ ]


Condi x

...

Note #3


Condi,


Will you be my gurlfrend?


George

...

Note #4


Mr President,


Maybe we could go for Pizza.


Condi

...

Note #5


Condi,

Pizza and beer!

George


...

Note #6


Mr President,


Ok, but not until we're done freeing Iraq.


Condi

...

Note #7


Condi,


Stupid Iraq. Ok, tell Paul I want Iraq free right now. I'm in
charge.


George


...

Note #8


George,


Iraq is sovereign. Letter passed from Bremer at 10:26 AM Iraq
time.


Condi

...

Note #9


Let freedom Reign!


...

Note #10


Tony,


I just got me a date with Condi!


George


...

Note #11


George,


High five!


Tony x



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