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ConsAreLiars Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-12-08 02:28 AM
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A warning - Remember the great betrayal of the Kerry "campaign" in 2004?
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Just for context, I caucused for Clark and then, being under the quota, for Kerry.

I went with Kerry because I knew he knew as much as anyone about the utterly evil nature of the enemy we faced. He had his VVAW experience and, even though he was a "moderate" in that context, he was as demonized as much the most insightful/rabid critics of that murderous slaughter. And he continued to expose the criminality of that same gang of psychopaths through his investigations and knew as much as anyone about the nature of the BFEE. So I thought he would expose these criminals for what they were.

Why Gore refused to do this in his campaign remains a mystery to me (naivet, ignorance, handlers?), but that failure was another reason why the Supreme Court was able to pick the next president. He must have known about Cheney and PNAC and all that. So why the silence? But back to Kerry.

So, as the campaign progressed, I wondered why Kerry had not yet told the truth. Maybe some timing thing. Maybe he was keeping his powder dry. Maybe he was just laying the groundwork for speaking the truth. But the only time we heard even a hint of what I knew he knew was a whisper caught on tape when he said in reply to a supporter something to the effect that "these guys are the worst gang of criminals." Some such words, I don't recall exactly. And I kept waiting. Yet he kept treating this gang of monsters as peers - legitimately elected politicians with which he had some disagreements in strategy if not goals.

Kerry never told the truth. And of course, once again the choice between tweedledee and tweedledumfuck went to the greater and more ruthless evil.

I just wish, for once, our candidates would tell the truth.
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