Skip to comments.Kerry to travel to Iraq, meet with troops
Posted on 12/09/2004 5:22:22 PM PST by irb
Well, okay I made the last part up. I guess Kerry doesn't realize yet that his vision of the war on terrorism was invalidated by last month's election. PARTIAL EXCERPT: Senator John F. Kerry, who rooted his unsuccessful presidential campaign in an alternate vision of the Iraqi occupation, will visit that nation next month during a swing through the Middle East.
The Massachusetts Democrat is to meet with National Guard troops from Massachusetts, other active-duty armed forces personnel, and others during the tour. The dates of his travel, the length of his stay, and his exact itinerary were being withheld for security purposes.
''He's going because he wants to thank the troops from Massachusetts," said Kerry spokeswoman April Boyd. ''While he's there, he'll also be meeting with military commanders, embassy officials, and Iraqi government leaders. The purpose will be to discuss the war in Iraq and the war on terrorism."
Elections in Iraq are scheduled for Jan. 30. During the US presidential campaign, Kerry warned that the Iraqi elections would be hampered if the security situation in the country did not improve.
Following that trip, he condemned President Bush and his administration for backing out of the Middle East peace process. He also argued that his personal relationships with the leaders, built over a 20-year career on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, left him in better standing than Bush to win the leaders' support as the United States sought multinational support for the occupation and postwar reconstruction.
During his presidential campaign, Kerry pledged that, as president, he would travel to the United Nations as well as the Middle East to open a new chapter in US foreign relations.
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Watch for "Friendly Fire"!!!!
Is this not the ultimate in HYPOCRISY??? The very people he back-stabbed. The slimey libs just never give up...
Kerry???? Kerry????? I seem to remember that name? Was the the guy who changed my oil at the JiffyLube last weekend? Kerry? Just can't seem to place him????
On behalf of the 60+ million who voted for President Bush...apology accepted.
We may be on the same page.
The traitor is going overseas AGAIN!
He's NOT going to help our troops.
He wouldn't even fund them when he had a chance.
She probably has just went ahead and purchased a suite there.
Please, Lord, don't let anything happen to Ketchupman! We don't need another JFK martyr with Tah-Ray-Zah as the grieving widow! It would be Wellstone, Part II!!
Kerry is going to slither around until he finds a "disgruntled national guard member " who was "forced" to stay in theater longer than he expected, and then sKerry will have a big news conference and have AlGore come over and scream "Bush LIED to us!" and Teddy will be there and scream "LIAR!" and the MSM will carry it every 10 minutes for 12 days (meanwhile, Iraq will have held elections, established a government and opened 15 MCDonalds, but no one will have noticed because "Bush LIED to us!"....
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