<center><br><h2>Bush Changes Course, Endorses Israel Plan</h2><br><br></center><br>Bush's endorsement of Sharon's plan came with no Palestinian leaders present _ in what was sure to be seen by the Arab world as a strong favoring of Sharon and a slight to the Palestinians. <br>Palestinian leaders had previously said they had been assured by the Bush administration that they would be consulted before any Bush endorsement of Sharon's plan. <br><br>[color:green]"...or am I a butterfly that's dreaming she's a woman?"</font color=green>