NOW, ABOUT THOSE WMDs….At the White House yesterday:

Q Thank you, Mr. President. Candidate Kerry has suggested he has support of world leaders. Do you think he should — that should be a factor in the campaign? Was that an appropriate thing for him to say?

PRESIDENT BUSH: I think it’s — if you’re going to make an accusation in the course of a presidential campaign, you ought to back it up with facts.

Next up: President Bush advises John Kerry on the proper pronunciation of “nuclear.”

The Dutch prime minister, who was sitting next to Bush, wisely declined comment.