Tactics and Substance in the 2004 Elections GoogleNews: Howard Dean

March 11, 2004

by J

John "No Apologies" Kerry

Kerry's being pummeled in the fair and balanced media for suggesting that Republicans are crooked liars. So far, he's not backing down:
Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry on Thursday rejected demands that he apologize for calling his critics in the Republican Party "the most crooked, you know, lying group I've ever seen."

[...] "I have no intention whatsoever of apologizing for my remarks," Kerry said during a news conference on the Senate side of the Capitol. "I think the Republicans need to start talking about the real issues before the country."

House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., meeting with other GOP leaders in his House office, said the remark offended him. "If you ask me, he's getting off on the wrong foot in this campaign by name-calling,"
Thank you for your advice, Denny. I'm sure John Kerry will take it under advisement.
Kerry dismissed their criticism of his remark as an effort to take attention away from Bush administration policies. "They can't talk about those things because George Bush doesn't have a record to run on, he has a record to run away from. And that's what they're trying to do," Kerry said.
If he keeps this up, maybe I will have to spot him an Andrew Jackson or two. Just for reinforcement purposes.
Posted by J at March 11, 2004 04:44 PM

Go, John Kerry!

This does offer a glimmer of hope - a Democrat with a spine! Who knew?

Posted by: Liz at March 11, 2004 11:51 PM

Recommended Reading:

The Politics of Truth: Inside the Lies that Led to War and Betrayed My Wife's CIA Identity: A Diplomat's Memoir
The Politics of Truth... A Diplomat's Memoir

Worse Than Watergate: The Secret Presidency of George W. Bush
Worse Than Watergate: The Secret Presidency of George W. Bush

Against All Enemies by Richard Clarke
Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror

LIES by Al Franken
Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right

The Great Unraveling
The Great Unraveling

The Great Big Book of Tomorrow
The Great Big Book of Tomorrow

Clinton Wars
The Clinton Wars

Blinded by the Right
Blinded by the Right: The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative

Waging Modern War: Bosnia, Kosovo, and the Future of Combat

Subject to Debate: Sense and Dissents on Women, Politics, and Culture

Living History

The Hunting of the President: The Ten-Year Campaign to Destroy Bill and Hillary Clinton

John Adams

Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace

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