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. :^)
I love it, beaversmom. They're in full panic mode and so are their friends and co-campaigners in the media. DNC lawyers making hollow threats of litigation to the SBVs and now the Kerry campaign makes an equally impotent call for Regnery to take the book off the market.
If Kerry were innocent of their charges, he could silence them in one day by simply authorizing the release of his full military service record.
That's it. That's all he'd have to do. People are starting to notice that he's not doing this and they are asking, "Why?"
I will try to bring this up tomorrow when I attend the send off party for our Nevada delegation to the republican national convention.
Perhaps several more of us should try to speak with the delegates and ask them to please demand that Bush/our party get the guts to point out the sKerry/DNC/Moore hypocrisy?
Did they call on movie theaters to stop showing Fareheit 911?
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,"
Where to start on this. If you think these allegations are lies than sue, come on, I'm waiting, sue them and prove it. If you can't shut up. Oh and I don't see you being overly concerned with smearing veterans that don't agree with Kerry, I guess thats ok. Oh the hypocracy is suffacating.
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."
Oh I suspect it is actually the Kerry campaign that is ducking under their desk wondering what to do, peeking out every once in a while to scream "bring it on" before scurrying for cover again and whining about how mean the Republicans are. If you can't run with the big dogs....
Hahahaha! Just bend over, John, grab your ankles and squeeze the eyeballs real tight. Take it like a man! Hahahaha!!
BTW, have you ever seen such a gay walk as Kerry gave while walking on the Malibu Beach during his visit to California last week? Makes you wonder if Kerry will pull a "McGreevey" and come out of the closet if he wins the Presidency.
Very good idea, they might threaten to take them to court but I doubt they would even go that far. Now if the Swift Vets threatened to sue Kerry. Also Kerry could release all his records but I do not think he will do that either. It is starting to look like a chess game.
Well I think the solution would be for the swiftvets to just release the whole book on the internet...that would solve the distribution problem, and ensure that enough people could read it before the elections. I'd like to see the Kerry campaign try to sue the internet.
Well then, the Dems should sue for libel. No problem. He he.
I remember seeing him during a debate on the floor about ANWR drilling. He acted as though he was about to cry when he said if we allowed the drilling the world would likely cease to exist.
blow it out your ass
I don't know what to make of his mannerisms. I have no solid reason to think he's gay.
But, certainly a lot of the puppet master groups are into orgies of every type.
Camp David personnel complained about SHRILLERY'S lesbo orgies.
I have not lived a spotless life either. But I do try and admit when I've blown it big instead of blowing the story up like the hot air balloon it is and then pretending it's solid gold patriotism! SHEESH! TRAITOROUS IDIOT.
Trouble is, he thinks the rest of us are so much idiots like him that we'll be fooled. And too many sheeple are!
shays is a pussy
Sorry, Chad baby. This is America. Want the books removed? Buy one and tell your friends to do likewise. That'll work.
I would pay 20 bucks to download it.
Excellent idea. But it should be put on the internet only after the back orders are filled.
Which would be almost in November.
Exactly! Bring it on Kerry.
LOL! That was one of Rockwell's better essays.
Say, speaking of guns, I wonder why the boys at Salon and the DNC didn't call for the removal of "Arming America" by that guy Bellesisles. That book had so many lies in it, Emory U. fired the tenured professor who wrote it. But not until a year or so went by and the book had reached market saturation.
Lets get Kerry's book with the upside down flag out there too!!!Wonder if anyone can get a copy???
What - millions more will read the book than will ever view the ad? I had no idea a wee book could change the course of history. John F*ckin' can't handle the truth and pointed questions. He's worried about all those lost votes. In his own phrase, "bring it on!!!"
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