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I completely agree with the assessment of Dubya in Cheap Seats (“Real March Madness,” 3/21), but I thought you should know: George Bush didn’t actually lower the federal standard for arsenic in water, although many on the left like to say he did. Shortly after taking office, he decided to put a hold on a stringent arsenic regulation Bill Clinton had approved before leaving office. After taking some heat, he eventually allowed the Clinton measure to stand—which, when you think about it, is the opposite of lowering the standard. But he’s still a bastard.

Mount Pleasant