CAN A WARD HEELER BE A REAL HEALER?

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The Washington Post ran a contest long ago for the most boring headline of the year. The winner was “Canadian initiative launched.” The word that won it for us was “Canadian” because what could be duller or less newsworthy in Washington than anything Canadian? Even “Belgian,” or “Aussie” felt more exotic.

So I was surprised on Monday not just to see a m…

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