Skip to comments.The Kerry campaign calls on publisher to withdraw "Unfit for Command"
Posted on 08/19/2004 11:07:08 PM PDT by Pikamax
Unfit for bookstores The Kerry campaign calls on a conservative publisher to withdraw book after the Washington Post torpedoes the veracity of a Swift boat veteran.
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Aug. 19, 2004 |
The Kerry campaign has told Salon that the publisher of "Unfit for Command," the book that is at the center of the attack on Kerry's military record by the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, is retailing a hoax and should consider withdrawing it from bookstores. "No publisher should want to be selling books with proven falsehoods in them, especially falsehoods that are meant to smear the military service of an American veteran," said Kerry campaign spokesman Chad Clanton. "If I were them, I'd be ducking under my desk wondering what to do. This is a serious problem."
Even some uncomfortable Republicans might breathe a sigh a relief if "Unfit for Command" were to vanish from bookstores: "I don't think the Swift Boat Veterans are helping the Republican cause," Rep. Christopher Shays, R-Conn., remarked on CNN Thursday.
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Democrats, protectors of Free Speech.
Why did Shays have to open his mouth? I think the Swift Vets should file suit against Kerry and Shays for coordination, violating CFR.
Because Shays is a complete idiot. He's an embarrassment to the Republican party.
I wonder when The Kerry campaign called on a liberal Michael Moore to withdraw the movie 9-11 farenheit.
Oh thats right, they didn't.
I call on the lying, Marxist-Communist, canniving, deceiving, condescending, cowardly, feckless and beyond the pale flip-flopper John Fing Kerry to leave the country before he flares an American Civil War that will spill a lot of blood as America will be defended against the Amerikans...
BTW, when's that Hollyweird Baldwin POS leaving the country? Another RAT liar...
Nice to see them running s**t faced scared, for a change.
Lying snakes in the grass traitors.
Intimidation and Machiavellian manipulation is about all they know.
Shays and McCain spoke out for the same reason "campaign finance reform" pass, this is an attempt by the political class to exempt itself from criticism. The only way this will work for them is for the GOP members of Congress to say it is unfair to criticize Dim members and other Dim elected officals and Dim members of Congress to say it is unfair to criticize GOP members and other GOP elected officials. Of course as usual the Dims will not hold up their end of the deal but the GOP members fall on their swords.
It's doubtful that you are either, Chris.
I hope the Republican politicians don't start buckling. Can you imagine the uproar had President Bush asked theaters to remove Moore's piece of trash because it contained falsehoods? This is about the worst I've ever seen the Democrats and lefties. They have gone completely bananas. Unfortunately the've got the "fair and balanced media" on their side.
They're helping the Republican cause a lot more than you ever have, Chris. The minimum acceptable ACU score for a "good conservative" is 80. Your lifetime ACU is 48, the same as your score was last year. That's on the liberal side of things, Chris -- just as your vote to acquit Clinton was.
isn't it published by regnery?
Well, Chad, how about trying to prove the accusations wrong by releasing Kerry's records before calling for the book's removal from bookstores? Or better yet, why not take the Swift Vets to court?
There he goes. Will somebody get Chad out from under his desk?
No doubt some overzealous zombie-ideologue employees of the major bookstores yearn (are chomping at the bit) to take it upon themselves to oblige the oversensitive DHIMMICRATS/DUMMYRATS. While they're at it, and if they have any shred of intellectual vigor and inner-directed inquiry left, they ought to start removing thousands of titles by liberal authors, books by Franken, Moore,...
Shay should just go ahead and stop pretending he's not a Democrat.
The Dims need to organize a book burning. I wonder if some of them will oblige us in NYC. :^)
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