Skip to comments.Kerry doomed, Fake docs and FR mention all on ABC's Notes.
Posted on 09/10/2004 7:54:07 AM PDT by Smartaleck
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Caddell appears genuinely mystified about Kerry's fixation on Vietnam, and says if his campaign doesn't change the focus quickly, the race could be "over" within a couple of weeks. Then, when the subject of the possibility of the "CBS" documents came up, Cadell said that if they do in fact turn out to be forged, Kerry is done.
Asked why he was being so hard on the Kerry campaign, Caddell responded that he [Caddell] was "trying to save his party by telling the truth."
"So ultimately he won, and ran with a bogus story."
Given the can of whupa$$ Fox put on the MSM during the Rep. Convention and the poor ratings of CBS it's not leap of faith to conclude Danny boy was desperate and Fubar'ed.
did CBS 60 minutes ever reveal the source of these papers?
My sentiments, exactly. I get so POd at some of the BS posted here - however - the BS is far outweighed by this being the BEST breaking news source on the internet! There is nothing finer, even ham and eggs in Carolina. Congratulations to the greatest newshounds in the world!
Agreed. Any of the millions of Americans who worked in military/government offices in that time period would be able to recognize whether a document could or could not have been produced on the equipment in use at that time. And military/government equipment was WAY behind what was in use in the private sector, so just because somebody from IBM says some very new Selectrics at that time "might" have had superscript capability, doesn't have anything to do with the matter.
"the source of these papers"
Not so far. Won't even open up to other news media from what I've read.
1. If he did - so what - a lot of people in that era got "special treatment
2. That was going on a lot in that era also - if you didn't show up for your exam - you wouldn't be able to fly anymore - and if he was getting out, what's the big deal
3. If he didn't fulfill his requirements, he would not have gotten a discharge from service - he would have gotten a courts martial
4. He told them to release all the documents - in an organization like the military - documents are misplaced, misfiled all the time - heck even at major companies documents are lost or misplaced. An Komrade Kerry has not even requested that all his documents be released. (sour grapes?)
But honestly, I don't think this was a Republican hoax. Why? Because it has all the hallmarks of the incompetent Kerry campaign. If a Republican operative had done this, it would have been done a lot better -- would have done a harder to detect forgery, so that it WOULDN'T be discovered almost immediately, so that the media and Kerry campaign would have some time to dig themselves in deeper over it, before the fraud was exposed.
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"My sentiments, exactly. I get so POd at some of the BS posted here"
I see you're from the "class of 98" also. Yes, lots of BS over the years. However, I was thinking just yesterday, through all the fits and growing pains I would have to say the FR of today is much improved over the past.
Kudos are in order for the Robinson's and admins who have done much to weed out the redundant posts (such as this one, LOL) and obvious disruptors.....i.e. the ZOT.
Avoiding a nomination challenge; merciless distribution of message of the day; deflection of any serious discussion of the war in Iraq, health care, jobs, or the tax burden; installing a White House press secretary willing to use the podium for political purposes but not respond directly to any hard questions; making the race not about the incumbent's record but the challenger's, all the while claiming to want to focus on "the future"; and the wielding of national security as the ultimate political trump card.
Nope, no bias there. But I do agree, ABC's "The Note" is a good source of information. It was in "The Note" that teh comment regarding Kerry campaign attitude toward "Unfit for Command" was expressed -- "they [the media] want us to win, and the matter [Swiftees] will be taken care of."
FDR "avoided" military duty in WW1.
I think I am correct that Buckhead said this at 11:59 EST and not 8:59 EST as The Note claims.
"Nope, no bias there. " <------ LOL
"One does not truly know their own argument unless they fully understand their opponents." sorry don't know who said it, but I believe it. Hence......the Note can be most rewarding. :-)
Bump...this is great!
I don't think we should get into that game -- could backfire. And besides, then we wouldn't give them a chance to hang themselves. See post #38.
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