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By From the March 2013 issue

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The stringently apolitical National Father’s Day Council gives its 2013 award for “Father of the Year” to—whom else?—Bill Clinton, presumably for his exemplary work with young interns. Incidentally the stringently apolitical National Father’s Day Council gave its 2007 Father of the Year Award to—whom else?—John Edwards, precisely eight months before candidate Edwards’ little love-child was born:

Former President Bill Clinton will be honored as a “father of the year” by the National Father’s Day Council this coming June, the Council announced Wednesday.

In a press release highlighting Clinton’s philanthropy through the Clinton Foundation and the Clinton Global Initiative—and as the U.N. Special Envoy for Haiti—National Father’s Day Committee chairman Dan Orwig commended the politician and philanthropists for his “profound generosity, leadership and tireless dedication to both his public office and many philanthropic organizations.”
January 10, 2013

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