Tactics and Substance in the 2004 Elections GoogleNews: Howard Dean

September 14, 2003

by J

That Didn't Last Long

Well, that didn't last long. John Kerry on Meet the Press on August 31st:
MR. RUSSERT: Your campaign manager is quoted as follows: “Howard Dean is a very crafty, very calculating politician.” Do you agree?

SEN. KERRY: I don’t want to make any characterizations. I wish my campaign were not making characterizations of people publicly and I don’t like that.
John Kerry's campaign manager in the Boston Globe today:
"Weird things have been coming out of the man's mouth since he was first a candidate. It's just now that the press corps is taking him seriously and holding him accountable for his gaffes and flip-flops," said Jim Jordan, Kerry's campaign manager. "When he was an interesting, colorful but not particularly serious outsider, reporters gave him an awful lot of slack."
I am really, really tired of the press not doing their job and giving in to this ridiculous 'flip-flop' meme.
Posted by J at September 14, 2003 11:35 AM

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