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Last week, ThinkProgress reported that “Barry Bonds’ homerun race puts President Bush’s steroids record in the spotlight.” As managing general partner of the Texas Rangers in the early 90s, Bush presided over a club rife with steroid allegations. We noted, “Should Bonds break the home run record sometime this week, Bush will face the question of whether or not he should call to congratulate the new all-time home run king and give legitimacy to a tainted record.” Radar Online followed up on the story and reports:

When contacted by Radar last week, various White House spokesmen declined to go on record about whether America’s most powerful baseball fan was going to publicly congratulate or condemn Bonds after he tied or broke Hank Aaron’s home-run record (Bonds tied the record Saturday night in San Diego).

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