The body politic and brain damage 

News Hits would like to send get-well wishes to that old Wolverine Gerald Ford. As you’ve no doubt heard, the erstwhile prez suffered a minor stroke or two at the GOP convention in Philly last week. Those of us on the NH team can all empathize. Looking toward November, the News Hitters are busy right now making sure our health care coverage is all paid up, because we think ol’ Jerry is the proverbial canary in the coal mine on this one. If George Bush the younger does manage to claim his pappy’s old job, we fear a whole slew of us are going to be suffering massive brain aneurysms. Curt Guyette is Metro Times news editor. Contact him at 313-202-8004 or cguyette@metrotimes.com

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