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9. She also told an untruth.
Edited on Fri Jan-16-04 01:51 PM by Skinner
Conason article from August proves she wasn't PAYING ATTENTION in 2002 when she declared Dec 2002 that Dean was the only one who went after Bush.

Kerry Shows Courage In Challenging Bush
Thursday, August 8, 2002 By: Joe Conason

New York Observer

But it was John Kerry who delivered the most interesting, substantive and challenging message. His subject was George W. Bush's shortcomings as a world leader.
The New York Times reported that Mr. Kerry "offered a long attack on Mr. Bush's foreign policy," although the paper gave short shrift to the details in the Senator''s speech. What he began to articulate was a Democratic critique of this administration''s blunt and myopic unilateralism, and a vision that restores international alliances to the center of American diplomacy.

He agrees with the objective of removing Saddam Hussein, but objected to the vague plans for what will replace the Iraqi dictatorship. He called the latest arms treaty with Russia a "cosmetic" one that inadequately safeguards decommissioned weapons. He denounced the "Cold War" approach to North Korea that has undone the progress achieved by the Clinton administration. He expressed scorn for the administration''s disengagement from the Middle East crisis before Sept. 11.

He is, however, no naïïve internationalist who abhors military force. As he has done before, Mr. Kerry wondered aloud why the President didn't muster sufficient firepower in Afghanistan to destroy Al Qaeda''s army when the chance arose at Tora Bora.

According to the scientific measurements made by political consultants, Mr. Kerry''s chosen path is marked "dead end." The safer domestic route is crowded with competitors who talk only about corporate responsibility, prescription drugs and Social Security. The boldest among them now criticize the lopsided tax cut that shouldn't have passed last year.


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  - No silver spoon comment?  zulchzulu   Jan-15-04 08:07 PM   #2 
  - I will always love her Poppy silver foot in his mouth comment!  Walt Starr   Jan-15-04 08:21 PM   #11 
     - Hot Diggity-Dog - that is GREAT!  calimary   Jan-15-04 08:32 PM   #14 
     - My favorite Ann line  Wife_of_a_Wes_Freak   Jan-15-04 08:40 PM   #16 
        - That quote is attributed to a 1982 Frank and Ernest cartoon  burning bush   Jan-16-04 01:59 AM   #26 
           - No I sure didn't  Wife_of_a_Wes_Freak   Jan-16-04 07:27 AM   #28 
  - YAHOOO!!!!!!  slinkerwink   Jan-15-04 08:13 PM   #3 
  - Another for our guy. I feel good.  cynicalSOB1   Jan-15-04 08:14 PM   #5 
  - She's a great one to have on your side  Tom Rinaldo   Jan-15-04 08:13 PM   #4 
  - I agree  Wife_of_a_Wes_Freak   Jan-15-04 08:16 PM   #7 
  - I'm there, Patrick  lapauvre   Jan-15-04 08:16 PM   #6 
  - What a surprise.  the populist   Jan-15-04 08:17 PM   #8 
  - do you have a source for that assertion?  party_line   Jan-15-04 08:20 PM   # 
  - No.  the populist   Jan-15-04 08:28 PM   #13 
  - lol----Ann Richards doesn't need to be bought.  slinkerwink   Jan-15-04 08:20 PM   #10 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-15-04 08:25 PM   #12 
  - Welcome fellow Dean person!  cynicalSOB1   Jan-15-04 08:34 PM   #15 
  - Huh?  PatrickS   Jan-15-04 08:55 PM   #17 
  - I think he's referring to her lucrative lobbying career.  blm   Jan-15-04 08:57 PM   #18 
  - For shame!  cynicalSOB1   Jan-15-04 09:15 PM   # 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-15-04 09:15 PM   #25 
  - She also told an untruth.  blm   Jan-15-04 08:20 PM   #9 
  - she meant the only one who went after him effectively  Cheswick   Jan-15-04 09:05 PM   #20 
     - Oh, you mean because Dean sided with Bush when Kerry attacked Bush?  blm   Jan-15-04 09:08 PM   #21 
     - Oh, you mean because the media was stifling Kerry throughout 2002  blm   Jan-15-04 09:09 PM   #22 
  - I only know Ann Richards from King of the Hill...  Bush loves Jiang   Jan-15-04 09:00 PM   #19 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-15-04 09:12 PM   #23 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-15-04 09:14 PM   #24 
  - Ann was the lone star of Texas  Polemonium   Jan-16-04 03:37 AM   #27 
  - A lot of deleted messages.  PatrickS   Jan-16-04 11:07 AM   #29 

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