CAMPAIGN SLOG 355 Days to Go!

CAMPAIGN SLOG 355 Days to Go!

Thursday, November 15, 2007

They have landed!

During a debate last month, Hillary Clinton was attacked for not doing enough to speed the release of papers from her husband's presidential library. Now, responding to Freedom of Information Act requests, the library has begun unveiling any documents that deal -- even remotely -- with UFOs.

That's because many of the first requests were made by Grant Cameron, 53, who claims to have seen a UFO in the mid-'70s. One request: "All files on UFOs, Roswell New Mexico, flying saucers, Area 51 or the TV show X-Files in the files of [Clinton aide] John Podesta."

Cameron hears reports that Hillary Clinton has been actively researching extraterrestrial life, but -- typical pol -- she's being cautious on the stump.

"It's not something that's going to win you any votes," Cameron says. After all, Rep. Dennis Kucinich says he once saw a UFO and "we've all seen the fallout" from that.

Cameron, who works as a building facility manager at the University of Manitoba and runs, has an abiding interest in one person: Dick Cheney.

"We believe he knows what's going on," he says.

-- Libby Copeland

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