Tactics and Substance in the 2004 Elections GoogleNews: Howard Dean

November 7, 2003

by J

Where Kerry Failed

John McCrory has a diary entry over at Kos discussing where Kerry failed himself. Short version: he lost his chance at the nomination when he voted to go to war for presumed personal political gain.
No matter how Kerry tries to explain his vote on the authorization, I find it hard to really believe him. And considering the constant lying from the guy we're trying to send packing, being able to believe what your candidate says is pretty important.

It saddens me to see Kerry on the campaign trail these days, so transparently angry and bitter, so unable to hide his feeling that Howard Dean has unfairly stolen the position of anointed frontrunner that was rightfully his. But no candidate could have taken that position from Kerry if Kerry hadn't chosen to toss it away.

Posted by J at November 7, 2003 01:17 PM

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