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TayTay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-30-07 09:21 PM
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43. But it matters, truth matters
It doesn't matter that emotion was shown. But it does matter what it was shown on. That is a pivotal difference. This will come up for other Dems.

If there is one thing you are justified in getting upset about, it's that. Truth always matters. I mean, if the last six years have taught us all anything it is that.
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  -The press manufactures John Kerry's tears ProSense  Jan-30-07 01:54 PM   #0 
  - The MSM is absolutely pathetic...and they'll do the same to others  zulchzulu   Jan-30-07 02:01 PM   #1 
  - kick and rec n/t  emulatorloo   Jan-30-07 02:02 PM   #2 
  - I didn't see or read any of these reports that he was emotional or crying.. but...  soonerhoosier   Jan-30-07 02:12 PM   #3 
  - The Boston Globe is often rather critical of Kerry.  _dynamicdems   Jan-30-07 02:42 PM   #4 
  - The press also deliberately avoided EVERY WORD he said about Iraq and the immorality of what  blm   Jan-30-07 03:59 PM   #11 
  - The Globe has been adversarial to Kerry for more than  cadmium   Jan-30-07 07:50 PM   #33 
     - Thanks for that info.  soonerhoosier   Jan-31-07 07:39 AM   #51 
  - Sadly, this is how the media act against good and decent people.  Mass   Jan-30-07 03:18 PM   #5 
  - It was a beautiful and knowledgeable speech.  _dynamicdems   Jan-30-07 03:19 PM   #6 
  - Well said.  NewYorkerfromMass   Jan-30-07 03:36 PM   #7 
  - The media gets old.  Kerry2008   Jan-30-07 03:36 PM   #8 
  - The corporate media is the equivalent of factory farmed "food"  glitch   Jan-30-07 03:47 PM   #9 
  - This gives me a feeling of superiority over the MSM, since the  beachmom   Jan-30-07 03:59 PM   #10 
  - That was an awesome diary, a must read! Thanks. n/t  ProSense   Jan-30-07 05:52 PM   #13 
  - "I cried tears in my beers" was a line from a popular country song years ago  Major Hogwash   Jan-30-07 05:34 PM   #12 
  - He actually did get emotional after finishing his statement that he wouldn't run.  Infinite Hope   Jan-30-07 06:01 PM   #14 
  - Do you work for the media? n/t  ProSense   Jan-30-07 06:11 PM   #15 
  - Oh please  fedupinBushcountry   Jan-30-07 06:16 PM   #16 
  - He got emotional....  Kerry2008   Jan-30-07 06:21 PM   #17 
  - It's not that he got emotional. It's that he got emotional about the war  LittleClarkie   Jan-30-07 06:23 PM   #19 
  - Here's how it went from my diary (which is upthread)  beachmom   Jan-30-07 09:18 PM   #42 
  - I don't understand what the big deal is anyway. Even if he did cry, so what?  mtnsnake   Jan-30-07 06:22 PM   #18 
  - It's not that he showed emotion. It's that they make it sound like  LittleClarkie   Jan-30-07 06:26 PM   #20 
  - Thanks. Your explanation puts it in persepctive. nt  mtnsnake   Jan-30-07 06:43 PM   #22 
  - So a little blatant distortion is okay? n/t  ProSense   Jan-30-07 06:29 PM   #21 
  - The reason is that it was not true  karynnj   Jan-30-07 06:53 PM   #25 
  - No one, I repeat NO ONE watches Tucker.  tinfoilinfor2005   Jan-30-07 07:48 PM   #32 
     - That's interesting  karynnj   Jan-30-07 08:38 PM   #37 
        - Of course the right wing would be livid. They are famous for their  tinfoilinfor2005   Jan-30-07 09:07 PM   #40 
           - Name one person who became great because  karynnj   Jan-30-07 09:49 PM   #44 
  - Because Truth Matters!  TayTay   Jan-30-07 08:52 PM   #38 
     - Good post, TayTay, but calm down. I never meant it shoudn't be a matter of truth  mtnsnake   Jan-30-07 09:01 PM   #39 
     - But it matters, truth matters  TayTay   Jan-30-07 09:21 PM   #43 
     - Why is it more important to tell the truth about Hillary  karynnj   Jan-30-07 09:51 PM   #45 
        - Where did I say that? Anyway, thanks for providing the perfect example  mtnsnake   Jan-31-07 06:33 AM   #48 
           - You need to combine two of your posts  karynnj   Jan-31-07 07:32 AM   #49 
     - Fine words  MBS   Jan-31-07 07:38 AM   #50 
  - Let's not blow this into a story  sandnsea   Jan-30-07 06:45 PM   #23 
  - Is this the video of what you're talking about?  mtnsnake   Jan-30-07 06:53 PM   #24 
  - The bit where he gets somewhat choked up is in part 4 I think  LittleClarkie   Jan-30-07 07:14 PM   #27 
  - Maybe someone should post the video.  Infinite Hope   Jan-30-07 07:05 PM   #26 
  - The video is linked in the article! n/t  ProSense   Jan-30-07 07:16 PM   #28 
     - And I do in post 27  LittleClarkie   Jan-30-07 08:06 PM   #35 
  - Next they'll be trying to tell us that Wes Clark cried himself to sleep  BlueIris   Jan-30-07 07:17 PM   #29 
  - Not the first time...the RW press manufactured Ed Muskie's "tears" in 1972.  Alexander   Jan-30-07 07:24 PM   #30 
  - One flaw there -- the grassroots, as in primary Democratic voters,  beachmom   Jan-30-07 09:10 PM   #41 
     - Iowa went for Kerry. After the "scream" other states followed.  Alexander   Jan-31-07 01:19 AM   #47 
        - From comments of many NH Democrats  karynnj   Jan-31-07 07:22 PM   #53 
  - Guess what?  zidzi   Jan-30-07 07:30 PM   #31 
  - "a policy in Iraq threatens all that I have cared about and fought for  cadmium   Jan-30-07 08:03 PM   #34 
  - Kerry's speech  mbergen   Jan-30-07 08:29 PM   #36 
  - I wouldn't of blamed him either. However, Carlson's comments were out of line.  wisteria   Jan-30-07 11:24 PM   #46 
  - Congratulations!  Jeff In Milwaukee   Jan-31-07 07:44 AM   #52 
     - Thanks. n/t  ProSense   Feb-04-07 07:27 PM   #54 
 

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