When the Republicans started that "Swift-boat" crap during the elections, Mr. Kerry, the noble New-Englander, took the high road, while the hungry Republican curs ate him alive in the media. They were the same back then. They took a distortion of the facts and used it against him and impugned his good name, except back then he did nothing about it, and probably lost the election because by taking the high road, which is something these modern republicans can't understand, all they believed was that he didn't have any balls. He should have called them on that cheap shot then. He should have taken out a lawsuit, or challenged those "swiftboaters" in public to prove any of their cheap, lying claims, but he didn't. He wanted to remain "Presidential". So what he got was another few years to remain "Senatorial". Now we have the prospects of Hillary Clinton running for the White House.
Kerry should have stated his case once this time and left it alone. He should have also mentioned the hundreds of times that Bush has put his foot in his mouth. Like when he said "Humans and fish can co-exist peacefully".
And when he said This:
That's why I went to the Congress last September and proposed fundamental-supplemental funding, which is money for armor and body parts and ammunition and fuel."-Erie, Pa., Sept. 4, 2004
"Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we."-Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 2004
"I'm honored to shake the hand of a brave Iraqi citizen who had his hand cut off by Saddam Hussein."-Washington, D.C., May 25, 2004
"The ambassador and the general were briefing me on the-the vast majority of Iraqis want to live in a peaceful, free world. And we will find these people and we will bring them to justice."-Washington, D.C., Oct. 27, 2003
Bush was such an easy target, and Senator Kerry, you blew it. I appreciate when you and about ten other guys picked up my Firebird in Washington when the Federal Marshall's were putting everyone behind chicken wire and arresting them. I think it was you that asked me if I was still on active duty because I was dressed in my fatigues. When I said yes, you asked me if I had a security clearance and I told you yes: "Top-Secret Crypto" and you and those other guys picked up may car and you told me to listen to the guys with the radios. At every intersection, a guy with a radio pointed at which way I should go. I was out of DC in about a half hour during that demonstration against the war in Vietnam.
I still look up to you, but I still think you are an idiot. You would be the President if you had fought him back in the way he fought you. Yes, I admire you for taking the high road, but I still think you are an idiot. You gave us four more years of suffering a fool.