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Kerry Campaign Party Turns to Tears and Bitterness
CNSNews.com ^ | 11-3-04 | Marc Morano CNSNews.com Senior Staff Writer

Posted on 11/03/2004 8:50:55 AM PST by Bob J

Kerry Campaign Party Turns to Tears and Bitterness By Marc Morano CNSNews.com Senior Staff Writer November 03, 2004

Boston (CNSNews.com) - As President George Bush edged closer to the 270 electoral votes necessary to secure re-election, supporters of Democratic nominee John Kerry openly wept and consoled each other at the Election Night celebration in Boston's Copley Square.

Some Kerry supporters called Bush's platform "all lies" and heckled a group of College Republicans who were passing through the crowd.

A distraught woman confronted Democratic U.S. Rep. Harold Ford in the lobby of the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel and screamed, "Can you tell me why everybody made a mistake?" Ford responded, "Let me talk to the candidate before I make a comment. It's been a long day."

Another woman standing near Ford began to openly weep at the prospect of a Kerry loss.

Former California Democratic governor Gray Davis spoke briefly with Ford and then essentially conceded the election to Bush and looked ahead to 2008.

"We owe it to the people that we represent to reassess and try and fix what went wrong and come back with a winning coalition and strategy four years from now and try to figure out a way to win the country back," Davis said.

When CNSNews.com asked why he had confidently predicted a Kerry victory just a few hours earlier, Davis responded, "I, like many people saw the exit polls, which saw Kerry ahead in every battleground state."

"We believed they were a precursor of a great evening," a somber Davis explained.

While Davis said he was "very proud of the campaign Kerry ran," he did criticize the party's efforts in southern states.

"Part of [winning the White House] is certainly not writing off the South. It's too big a part of America just to concede to the other party and expect to win," Davis said.

Davis praised Bush's re-election campaign.

"The president has worked hard for his re-election since the moment he got to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue," Davis said. "He is surrounded by very smart people, they are very good practitioners of the art of politics," he added.

'It's all lies'

Meanwhile, outside Kerry's Copley Square rally, a contingent of College Republicans from Northeastern University marched through the sea of Kerry supporters and got heckled.

"You vote for Bush, you get what you deserve," shouted Kerry supporter Bob Bryant to the GOP contingent.

"Bush has put forward a platform that people tend to believe even though it's all lies. Bush is dishonest; he is not being honest with the American people," Bryant said.

Another man shouted to the Republicans "This is why the rest of the world calls us ignorant Americans. You obviously don't read the newspapers or you would not believe as you do."

A woman, unhappy the Republicans were there, screamed, "someone shut up those idiots.'

Brian Henchey, one of the College Republicans marching through the crowd told CNSNews.com that he had "never seen more sad and depressed faces in my life than what I have seen here in Copley Square tonight."

"I think our president is a strong man, he is a strong leader. He is what this country needs," said Megan, one of the GOP marchers.

Kerry supporters from Ireland weighed in on why they believe Bush will likely be re-elected.

"It clarifies the fact that American people aren't so smart. If I could, I would have voted for Kerry," said the woman.

Kerry Supporter Compares Conservatives to Hitler By Marc Morano CNSNews.com Senior Staff Writer November 03, 2004

Boston (CNSNews.com) - A supporter of Democratic nominee John Kerry compared conservatives to Adolf Hitler in a series of interviews with the media at the Democratic Election Night party in Boston's Copley Square. Joe Pulliam of Bedford Mass., said "Thomas Jefferson - liberal, Abraham Lincoln - liberal, Jesus - liberal, Adolf Hitler - conservative. Hey where do you stand?" Pulliam told CNSNews.com.

"All of these people are making liberal sound like a dirty word. It's not. It's the thing that built this country. All of these conservatives that want to grab freedom and democracy -- it's not theirs, it's ours. It's liberalism that made this country," Pulliam added.

Pulliam, who carried a sign stating, "Al Franken fans for Kerry," went on to decry what he called the "incompetence" of the Bush administration.

"Where has there not been incompetence in this faith-based presidency? It's just all based on faith. Let's hope it all works out. Let's do the dumbest thing you can possibly do -- the worst answer to any question and hope it works out" he said.

"It's the incompetency stupid," he added. Pulliam echoed many of the Kerry faithful gathered in Boston when he described his reaction to a possible Bush victory.

"I will be very disappointed, but shocked as well," he said.


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1 posted on 11/03/2004 8:50:56 AM PST by Bob J
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To: Bob J

Anyone heard from McAwful lately?

Or Lockhart?


hehehehehehehehe


2 posted on 11/03/2004 8:51:36 AM PST by austinaero
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To: Bob J

DRUDGE REPORT WAS VIEWED 36,682,486 TIMES IN PAST 24 HOURS.. THE MOST VIEWED DAY IN THE SITE'S 9 1/2 YEAR HISTORY...


3 posted on 11/03/2004 8:51:53 AM PST by soccer_linux_mozilla
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To: Bob J

4 posted on 11/03/2004 8:52:26 AM PST by Protagoras (Hillary Clinton, the potential Hitler of our time, is now in position to take over the country.)
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To: Bob J
"IT'S JUST NOT FAIR!!!!"
5 posted on 11/03/2004 8:52:52 AM PST by Semper Paratus (Michael)
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To: Bob J

""Another man shouted to the Republicans "This is why the rest of the world calls us ignorant Americans. You obviously don't read the newspapers or you would not believe as you do.""

How can someone be so stupid. The MSM thinks we're all like this guy.


6 posted on 11/03/2004 8:52:53 AM PST by Sleeping Freeper
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To: Bob J

7 posted on 11/03/2004 8:53:11 AM PST by South40 (Amnesty for ILLEGALS is a slap in the face to the USBP!)
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To: Bob J
"It clarifies the fact that American people aren't so smart. If I could, I would have voted for Kerry," said the woman. She also went on to say....America is Evil....Please, please can I become an American?
8 posted on 11/03/2004 8:53:14 AM PST by freakboy
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To: Bob J

Most profound image of the whole night:

They didn't even have enough sense to come in out of the rain (Rove made it rain-global warming and all that)

LOL!


9 posted on 11/03/2004 8:53:33 AM PST by EagleClaw
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To: Bob J
So bitter, their lamentations!!

Ah, more...more!

10 posted on 11/03/2004 8:53:40 AM PST by Mamzelle (Nov 3--Psalm One...Blessed is the man...!)
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To: austinaero

What is interesting is now that the far-left libs know that voting against Bush (certainly NOT FOR Kerry) did not work, there will most likely be the normal EXODUS from offices....like the cockroaches they are.

Since they are only INTERESTED IN POWER AND CONTROL, if they don't get it, they just leave.


11 posted on 11/03/2004 8:53:45 AM PST by EagleUSA (W)
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To: Bob J

They're so gracious in defeat.


12 posted on 11/03/2004 8:53:59 AM PST by agere_contra
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To: austinaero

They are both having lunch with Bill and Hillary.


13 posted on 11/03/2004 8:54:00 AM PST by fuzzthatwuz (To question John Kerry is to question his patriotism)
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To: Bob J
"We owe it to the people that we represent to reassess and try and fix what went wrong and come back with a winning coalition and strategy four years from now and try to figure out a way to win the country back," Davis said.

I agree. Read here Mr. Davis.

Despair. It is the bottom. What will you do now?

14 posted on 11/03/2004 8:54:01 AM PST by mattdono ("Crush the democrats, drive them before you, and hear the lamentations of the scumbags" -Big Arnie)
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To: austinaero

How about Lawrence O'Donnell - he SHOULD be on suicide watch!


15 posted on 11/03/2004 8:54:15 AM PST by Txsleuth
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To: Bob J

"You obviously don't read the newspapers or you would not believe as you do."

Yeah, that's where I get my philosophy, from the newspapers.

These people are all idiots, they really put the ick in pathetic.


16 posted on 11/03/2004 8:54:26 AM PST by jocon307 (Don't let Australia down: Re-elect President Bush!)
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To: Bob J
clarifies the fact that American people aren't so smart. If I could, I would have voted for Kerry," said the woman.

The left's eternal campaign slogan -- "We're smart, you're stupid, vote for us!"

17 posted on 11/03/2004 8:54:32 AM PST by vbmoneyspender
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To: Bob J

MMM lemme taste your tears Democrats, oh your tears are so yummy and sweet!"


18 posted on 11/03/2004 8:54:50 AM PST by isthisnickcool (Only dummies play poker with George W. Bush.)
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To: Bob J
"It clarifies the fact that American people aren't so smart. If I could, I would have voted for Kerry," said the woman. -----------------------------------------------------------\

I don't know why, but that sentiment makes me so happy.

19 posted on 11/03/2004 8:55:02 AM PST by Darkwolf377
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To: Bob J

Isn't it a beautiful day, today!


20 posted on 11/03/2004 8:55:27 AM PST by Old Grumpy
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To: austinaero

or Susan Ostrich?


21 posted on 11/03/2004 8:55:33 AM PST by samtheman (www.swiftvets.com)
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To: Bob J

Gray Davis talking about a winning coalition? That would be like me lecturing on quanatam mechanics.


22 posted on 11/03/2004 8:55:36 AM PST by macrahanish #1
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To: austinaero

I want APOLOGIES from every one of these people, and I want it done on Sean Hannity's TV program.

The "garbage" THEY spread around is disgusting, and they should be publicly denounced for the dishonest people they are.

And, NEXT, Satan-on-Earth, HILLARY, must be brought down NOW.


23 posted on 11/03/2004 8:56:32 AM PST by 1iron ("Let not your heart be troubled ... this, too, shall pass.")
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To: Bob J

The images of sKerry in front of his adoring fans waving Kerry/Edwards signs still haunts me. What an egomaniac, well, I admit it would be ego lifting to stand in a crowd with everyone yelling your name, but I kept getting mental pictures of Hitler standing amongst his adoring fans. And Edwards with that hair video and that wife.


24 posted on 11/03/2004 8:56:57 AM PST by mel
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To: All; ArmyBratCutie

I heard David Gregory (NBC) telling Katie Couric that the president was depressed yesterday because they felt ALL DAY that Kerry was going to win. Why do I question that bit of news? I will never trust anything a reporter tells me again! They might have been confused because the exits were not showing what THEY KNEW to be the truth, but I seriesly don't think they were depressed.


25 posted on 11/03/2004 8:58:46 AM PST by Txsleuth
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To: austinaero
Dee Dee Meyers just said that GWB had a chance to unite the country and he didn't do it. She hopes he does it now.

These rabid animals have been attacking him since the day he WON four years ago, and the MSM has waged war against him, yet it's Bush who is responsible for dividing the country???

26 posted on 11/03/2004 8:59:12 AM PST by BBT
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To: Bob J

I just heard on the radio that John Edwards' wife has sung.


27 posted on 11/03/2004 8:59:24 AM PST by Texasbock
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To: Bob J

We had faith he would win.


28 posted on 11/03/2004 9:00:45 AM PST by mississippi red-neck (John Kerry is Catholic. John Kerry supports Abortion and Gay Marriage. Flip flop,flip flop.)
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To: 1iron

Friends, it's time to start working for election night 2008! ;-D We've got work to do the next four years!


29 posted on 11/03/2004 9:01:18 AM PST by freepertoo
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To: Bob J
Dear Libs,
If you're looking for sympathy, it's in the dictionary between $hit and syphilis.
30 posted on 11/03/2004 9:01:19 AM PST by sierrahome (Department of Redundancy Department)
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To: Bob J
Look folks, shouldn’t we be a little magnanimous here?

Should we not have some compassion for these poor folks who’s hopes for a better future have been dashed?

Should we not reach out and try to console our liberal friends – they are Americans after all.

Should we not have empathy for the hurt and pain they are surely feeling?

....

....

...Nah!

31 posted on 11/03/2004 9:01:56 AM PST by JaguarXKE
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To: Bob J

"Adolf Hitler - conservative"

These nazi comments always make me marvel at how emotional and thoughtless these liberals are. Don't they know that nazis hated and killed the jews? By contrast, the conservatives in the US are the best friends Israel have in the world. I work with a jewish guy and he voted for the first time in his life this election. He voted for Bush.


32 posted on 11/03/2004 9:04:59 AM PST by txjeep
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To: Bob J

'"This is why the rest of the world calls us ignorant Americans. You obviously don't read the newspapers or you would not believe as you do."'


You obviously DO read the newspapers and believe everything they tell you - directly or surreptitiously.


33 posted on 11/03/2004 9:07:33 AM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue.)
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To: JaguarXKE
Our European "allies" are deeply saddened that we weren't "Spainified". But then, I don't expect former and present monarchies to understand what every freedom loving American feels in his or her bones.

At least they don't have to lament in German.

34 posted on 11/03/2004 9:08:01 AM PST by hunter112 (Total victory, both in the USA and the Middle East!)
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To: JaguarXKE
Our European "allies" are deeply saddened that we weren't "Spainified". But then, I don't expect former and present monarchies to understand what every freedom loving American feels in his or her bones.

At least they don't have to lament in German.

35 posted on 11/03/2004 9:09:23 AM PST by hunter112 (Total victory, both in the USA and the Middle East!)
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To: Bob J

Bush is so incompetent that he won the election despite Kerry's coalition building skills.


36 posted on 11/03/2004 9:10:46 AM PST by HaveGunWillTravel
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To: Bob J

Chris Matthews is on NBC DENEGRATED the people who voted for George Bush as "SIMPLE, Believes in Genesis, NOT ANALYTICAL, etc.." It is DISGUSTING and OFFENSIVE


37 posted on 11/03/2004 9:13:02 AM PST by elizabetty
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To: hunter112
Speaking of German...


38 posted on 11/03/2004 9:15:43 AM PST by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: Bob J
In Austin, TX yesterday

Texas Gov. Rick Perry examines a T-shirt that a member of the crowd handed him at the Republican Party reception in the Stephen F. Austin hotel.

39 posted on 11/03/2004 9:15:43 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (4 MORE YEARS!! $ MORE YEARS!!)
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To: Bob J

Pictures ... I need more pictures of their angst!


40 posted on 11/03/2004 9:16:08 AM PST by Gerasimov (John Kerry just got his SECOND dishonorable discharge.)
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To: txjeep

We need to start turning this around on them.

DEMs are the fascists - they are the 1s who don't mind us owning property as long as they get to tell us what to do w/it. Never mind all the pointless safety garbage "for your own good" and the good of insurance premiums. THAT is fascism; it is the definition of it.

Of course we all know they are communists at heart; but they can't quite get that far. So as it is, fascism is just a step below communism (NOT the opposite as these idiots believe), and that's all the DEMs have been able to accomplish as yet. But it's sufficient to say they, the DEMs, have succeeded in creating a fascist state.


41 posted on 11/03/2004 9:18:32 AM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue.)
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To: Bob J

The Republicans should not have been there. It's like a death. THey needed to grieve. I'm being serious. I don't believe in pushing your victory into the face of the opposition. Sorry.


42 posted on 11/03/2004 9:19:03 AM PST by Hildy (The really great men are always simple and true)
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To: Protagoras


Loser Speaks Blues

The Botox didn't help enough.
George Bush was made of stronger stuff.
I never really took the lead.
George Bush is who the people need.
Windsurfing didn't help a bit.
George Bush has always been a hit.
I flipped and flopped to no avail.
George Bush should throw my butt in jail.
I leave you now to fade away.
George Bush has clearly won today.

John Kerry 11/3/2004 as told by Conspiracy Guy

43 posted on 11/03/2004 9:20:39 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Ignorance, bigotry, envy, and gluttony are a few floor joists in the democratic platform.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

Republicans are the liberals in the true sense of the word. They are the ones changing the world. The "liberals" as we used to define the term are actually reactionaries. They want to defend the status quo (secularism, abortion, the "living" constitution, pacifism, reliving the Viet Nam era, appeasement, the UN, global tests). The Republicans/Conservatives say "No More It has to change".


44 posted on 11/03/2004 9:25:52 AM PST by L`enn
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To: Bob J

"As President George Bush edged closer to the 270 electoral votes necessary to secure re-election, supporters of "Democratic nominee John Kerry openly wept and consoled each other...."

Boo-f'ing-hoo, Demonrats!

http://wavcentral.com/cgi-bin/log/log.cgi?id=4009&sound=/sounds/movies/first_blood/fbover2.mp3

What is best in life? To crush the liberals, to drive their minions before you, and to hear the lamentations of Dan rather! (courtesy of Sheik yerbouty).


45 posted on 11/03/2004 9:26:18 AM PST by Ancesthntr
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To: Mamzelle

What is best in life? To crush the liberals, to drive their minions before you, and to hear the lamentations of Dan rather! (courtesy of Sheik yerbouty).


46 posted on 11/03/2004 9:26:58 AM PST by Ancesthntr
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To: Bob J

QUICK!! An EMERGENCY shipment of Maalox and Imodium is needed to help those poor unfortunates in the sub-region of the Mideast known as "Shitholeistan." Contributions can be sent to BinLadensgoingtobeasmearinacaveREALsoon.org


47 posted on 11/03/2004 9:30:44 AM PST by Ancesthntr
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To: Bob J
Kerry supporters from Ireland weighed in on why they believe Bush will likely be re-elected.

"It clarifies the fact that American people aren't so smart. If I could, I would have voted for Kerry," said the woman.

Given the propensity for DemonRats to commit election fraud, I'm surprised she didn't vote.

48 posted on 11/03/2004 9:31:47 AM PST by AlaskaErik
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To: Txsleuth

what about Juan WIlliams - has he surfaced?


49 posted on 11/03/2004 9:31:51 AM PST by petercooper (Everything I ever needed to know about Islam, I learned on 9-11-01.)
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To: Bob J
"It's the incompetency stupid,"

Yes, if the Democrats weren't so incompetent they might have won.

50 posted on 11/03/2004 9:31:52 AM PST by hometoroost
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