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Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Gerald Ford pardoned to heaven

Former President Gerald Ford died yesterday and is now playing 18 on the afterlife's finest course. The nation's 38th President is best known for being the man who pardoned Richard Nixon, won 2 football national championships at Michigan and was portrayed by a bumbling Chevy Chase in the first season of Saturday Night Live. Ford was also featured as a character on the Simpsons, in which he befriends Homer Simpson with the help of football and nachos. As an non-elected Vice President, Ford was elevated to President when Nixon resigned following the Watergate scandal. While pardoning Nixon may have helped in a election bid to Jimmy Carter, Ford is remembered by many as a genuinely good person who guided the nation through a tough patch...

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