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All fall down

Now the Pope breaks his wrist. Hillary Clinton, Sotomayor and so on-everybody is busting bones. A cast of thousands, if you will. I had thought that what was going on was that aging boomers don’t know when to stop. (The other day I jammed a finger just trying to stop a grounder in left-center field.) ...

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Now the Pope breaks his wrist. Hillary Clinton, Sotomayor and so on-everybody is busting bones. A cast of thousands, if you will.

I had thought that what was going on was that aging boomers don’t know when to stop. (The other day I jammed a finger just trying to stop a grounder in left-center field.) But I don’t think the Pope really fits in that category.

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Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1
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