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Babs: I’m not snubbing Bush

Barbara Streisand denies to Page Six that her decision to bow out of the Israel 60 celebration next month in Jerusalem had anything to do with her antipathy toward another high-profile participant: President Bush…

Streisand’s publicist, Dick Gutman, denied Bush had anything to do with her cancellation: “However she feels about our current president, that would not have precluded her attendance,” he told us. “And, besides, it’s a three-day event, so simultaneous participation would have been easily avoided.” Streisand has long been a strident critic of Bush, often bashing him on her Web site.

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