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July Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 05:46 PM
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How do we stop the gotcha game this time?
Though I loathe AOL, that's what we're using right now. First thing I see today is "Old Days Haunt Kerry." That's after I read the New York Times page 1 story about Kerry's VVAW experiences.

Up to now I've been laughing at the GOP digging into his record to find a vote from 8 or 9 years ago, questioning of shrapnel wounds from much farther back, etc.

But I'm getting annoyed that these efforts to find anything from the past to try to smear Kerry with (Whitewater, anyone?) are getting such play. I know the media are whores, but people fall for this crap.

Is there anyone out there who's going to say, "We saw how you wasted our time and money trying to get Clinton, we saw how you distorted Gore's life and remarks, and we're on to you"? Doesn't the Democratic leadership have to call them on this in order to neutralize it?
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cjbuchanan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 06:44 PM
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1. Write a letter to the editor
Edited on Sat Apr-24-04 06:45 PM by cjbuchanan
Send one to the Times. Also, if you do not live in NYC, send one to you local paper.

I would include a comparison of the military records of Kerry and bush. For more information, take a look at: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2004/4/21/164415/416

The repugs are going to continue to do this no matter what, it's their MO. We need to answer back with the truth.

Best of luck writing the letter.

edit for spelling
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salonghorn70 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 08:14 PM
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2. I wonder when
Edited on Sat Apr-24-04 08:15 PM by salonghorn70
They will accuse Kerry of killing Vince Foster? Or has Rush already done it and I missed it? :)
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rasputin1952 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 08:41 PM
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3. I say let them dig...
So far, the best they can come up with, is that old story about the 1st PH and an SUV. They are wasting vast amounts of money and energy, and getting nothing.

Further down the road, will be the time to blast bush right off his ceramic pedestal. Let them eat their own...they can find zilch on Kerry or it would be out there.

:)
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