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Is John Kerry the Next Al Gore?
The National Ledger ^ | Feb. 1, 2006 | CK Rairden

Posted on 02/01/2006 2:15:30 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks

Losing presidential elections appears to be quite difficult for Democratic nominees to take. Al Gore has now evolved into a hysterical radical, unhinged caricature and attacks anything that doesn't fit his far left agenda at every turn. Now it appears John Kerry is set to join the unhinged failed presidential candidate club. After his Davos dial, where he called for a filibuster of new Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito from the slopes, he hit the airwaves on Wednesday morning and threw a bit of a hissy fit on the NBC's 'Today' Show.

It was to be nothing more than an anti-Bush screed, but surprisingly host Katie Couric tired of it very quickly.

It appears that the radical fringe attacking the perky Katie for correcting Howard Dean was a poor idea.

Katie continued her auditions of Democrats this morning. This time her guest was the haughty, French-looking junior senator from Massachusetts…and Katie gave him the skeptical treatment she usually reserves for conservatives.

The topic was the SOTU, and Couric began by putting him on the defensive:

"Was there anything you appreciated or liked hearing?"

-When Kerry accused W's proposals on energy as "falling far short" and started ticking off his laundry list, Katie cut him off: "Senator, the president certainly insisted that he wants to be headed in that direction." When Kerry tried to respond, she brought him up short: "So the question is, will the Democrats work with him?"

-When Kerry accused the president of not making the country safer, and described threats including Iran, N. Korea Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood, again Couric interrupted. With a skeptical tone she asked: "Can you blame all those things, Senator, do you think you can squarely blame them on the administration?"

-When Kerry dismissed W's proposals on education and competitiveness as "timid," Couric reminded him that the president said "he wanted to train 70,000 additional teachers in math and science." Kerry answered in his best Martha's Vineyard lockjaw, "and that's terrific, Katie" while continuing his carping.

Katie saved her best zingers for last:

"In our latest NBC poll, 63% of those asked said the Democrats are doing a poor job at presenting a clear agenda and putting forth new ideas. That is 63%. That's a pretty sizeable number of people, Senator. If the president and the Bush administration had such a rocky year, in 2005, why weren't the Democrats able to capitalize on that in a more effective way?"

-When Kerry started complaining about the limited time the Democrats were given to respond to the SOTU, and that "all of you commentators were busy commenting," a clearly irritated Couric interrupted. Flashing a sarcastic smile, she asked "Oh you can't blame it all on the media, can you, Senator?"

Sounding a theme she had raised with Dean, Katie then complained of "poisonous partisanship," asked what could be done about it, and recognized that "certainly the president addressed that last night."

It's still not clear if John Kerry wishes to fall off the left cliff in an attempt to land the 2008 nomination. As he moves closer towards the irrelevance that is Al Gore he may want to reconsider if he is ever to add his voice to serious debate.

Especially if he plans on interviewing with the perky Katie Couric again.


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1 posted on 02/01/2006 2:15:31 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks
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To: Clint N. Suhks

HA HA!


2 posted on 02/01/2006 2:18:13 PM PST by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: Clint N. Suhks
...Couric began by putting him on the defensive...

Someone better tell Lurch that it's apparent that he's become completely irrelevant when Katie Couric is willing to kick his butt on national television.

3 posted on 02/01/2006 2:18:26 PM PST by FormerLib (Kosova: "land stolen from Serbs and given to terrorist killers in a futile attempt to appease them.")
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To: Clint N. Suhks

I'm sorry I missed the show. I gave up on the perky one long ago.


5 posted on 02/01/2006 2:19:49 PM PST by duckman (I refuse to use a tag line...I mean it.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

He was Al Gore before there was an Al Gore.


6 posted on 02/01/2006 2:20:55 PM PST by RGSpincich
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To: Clint N. Suhks

I thought that John Kerry was the last Algore. Al Gore was the Algore before that. The next Algore will be whoever the next Democrat loser is.


7 posted on 02/01/2006 2:20:58 PM PST by Bubba_Leroy (What did Rather know and when did he know it?)
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To: Clint N. Suhks
Kerry apparently said on this show that 53% of all High Schoolers don't graduate.

That's not even close to the actual percent (maybe 15%) and is absurd.

The guy is psycho.

8 posted on 02/01/2006 2:21:00 PM PST by tallhappy (Juntos Podemos!)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

All he needs now is to gain a lot of weight.


9 posted on 02/01/2006 2:21:17 PM PST by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestu s globus, inflammare animos)
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To: Clint N. Suhks
...and Katie gave him the skeptical treatment she usually reserves for conservatives.

Could she possibly be transforming into an actual reporter?

10 posted on 02/01/2006 2:21:40 PM PST by Onelifetogive (* Sarcasm tag ALWAYS required. For some FReepers, sarcasm can NEVER be obvious enough.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Jillionaire gigolo Jinjis John has Alzheimers.

He can't remember his position on anything from one minute to the next.


11 posted on 02/01/2006 2:22:18 PM PST by hang 'em ("None work so hard for their money as those who marry for it " - another Freeper)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

12 posted on 02/01/2006 2:23:39 PM PST by bill1952 ("All that we do is done with an eye towards something else.")
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To: Clint N. Suhks

oh that will leave a mark


13 posted on 02/01/2006 2:24:16 PM PST by SF Republican
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To: FormerLib
he's become completely irrelevant when Katie Couric is willing to kick his butt on national television.

No Kidding. And when she asked him if was really blaming it on the media...priceless! If Kerry goes the way the DUmmies and consider the MSM as conservatively biased we'll know he's really fallen down the Left cliff.

14 posted on 02/01/2006 2:24:28 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks (If you don't like Jesus, you can go to hell.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Gore and Kerry are the ultimate sore losers. They lost and now both are out of the spotlight they thought was there birthright (being President) and now they cry and cry and they are both making fools of themselves.

I could not be more happy for both of these spoiled brats!


15 posted on 02/01/2006 2:26:26 PM PST by Duke Wayne
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To: Onelifetogive
Could she possibly be transforming into an actual reporter?

Unlikely. She is probably just trying to help Hillary get the Democrat nomination.

16 posted on 02/01/2006 2:26:26 PM PST by Bubba_Leroy (What did Rather know and when did he know it?)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

No but Treeezzzaaaa and John "F"ing may want to adopt AG as a play mate for Dr. Ding (I mean the other John ayweeeee!!!)

BTW does Eddy Kennedy not look more like Jabba the Hut everyday???


17 posted on 02/01/2006 2:26:32 PM PST by kentj
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To: finnman69
All he needs now is to gain a lot of weight.

And to lose about $990,000,000 in net worth....

18 posted on 02/01/2006 2:27:16 PM PST by Gay State Conservative
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To: RGSpincich

Kerry invented Al Gore.


19 posted on 02/01/2006 2:27:25 PM PST by mgist
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To: Clint N. Suhks
In our latest NBC poll, 63% of those asked said the Democrats are doing a poor job at presenting a clear agenda and putting forth new ideas. That is 63%. That's a pretty sizeable number of people, Senator. If the president and the Bush administration had such a rocky year, in 2005, why weren't the Democrats able to capitalize on that in a more effective way?"

OK....jokes over....this did NOT happen in the MSM....

20 posted on 02/01/2006 2:27:35 PM PST by Taggart_D
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21 posted on 02/01/2006 2:27:48 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks (If you don't like Jesus, you can go to hell.)
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To: Bubba_Leroy
Al Gore has now evolved into a hysterical radical, unhinged caricature and attacks anything that doesn't fit his far left agenda at every turn.

Actually Gore and Kerry were both hysterical radical, unhinged caricatures who attacked anything that doesn't fit there far left agenda at every turn before they lost a presidential election. They just made a better effort to disguise it from the sheeple.

22 posted on 02/01/2006 2:27:48 PM PST by Vigilanteman (crime would drop like a sprung trapdoor if we brought back good old-fashioned hangings)
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To: FormerLib
he's become completely irrelevant when Katie Couric is willing to kick his butt on national television.

Agreed. I think the reason is the Dems hate a loser.

23 posted on 02/01/2006 2:28:03 PM PST by Snake65 (Gentlemen may cry, Peace, Peace-- but there is no peace. The war is actually begun!)
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To: Onelifetogive
you know... she was sick a couple days last week... comes back to work and opens a can of whoop ass on Dean and Kerry..... do you think she was abducted and re-programmed by right leaning aliens ????? /tin foil hat on!
24 posted on 02/01/2006 2:28:27 PM PST by fhlh (Polls are for strippers and liberal spinsters.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks
Is John Kerry the Next Al Gore?

YES!!!!


25 posted on 02/01/2006 2:28:37 PM PST by No Truce With Kings (The opinions expressed are mine! Mine! MINE! All Mine!)
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To: Bubba_Leroy
She is probably just trying to help Hillary get the Democrat nomination.

Good point.

26 posted on 02/01/2006 2:29:55 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks (If you don't like Jesus, you can go to hell.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks
Hanoi John belongs in chains in a hellish cell at Ft.Leavenworth.

That is all.Carry on.

27 posted on 02/01/2006 2:30:08 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: finnman69

-after he gains weight, he can get a speeding ticket.


28 posted on 02/01/2006 2:30:46 PM PST by tioga (Speaking out from the god-forsaken frozen tundra of the Hildebeast.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks
Is John Kerry the Next Al Gore?

Oh crap, do we really need additional fees on our phone bill and another internet???

29 posted on 02/01/2006 2:31:05 PM PST by varon (Allegiance to the constitution, always. Allegiance to a political party, never.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Another CBS Evening News audition for her.


30 posted on 02/01/2006 2:31:06 PM PST by Crawdad (So the guy says to the doctor, "It hurts when I do this.")
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To: Clint N. Suhks

More bad news for the Swiss Miss.

It would be a minor miracle if the people of Massachusetts woke up this election,and voted this putz out of office.


31 posted on 02/01/2006 2:31:22 PM PST by sgtbono2002
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To: hang 'em
"Jillionaire gigolo Jinjis John has Alzheimers. "

If he's spending his time drinking with Teddy K, Theresa or both, it's probably Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome, not Alzheimer's.

32 posted on 02/01/2006 2:31:53 PM PST by Sooth2222
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To: Clint N. Suhks

If Katie was a conservative, they would be calling for her head, and they'd get it, if she had asked these same questions of Kerry in the way she asked.

As it is, I think everyone knows that she's just another liberal venting because even the Dems are pissed about W's great performance and their own vacuum of leadership on the issues.


33 posted on 02/01/2006 2:34:50 PM PST by Wiseghy ("You want to break this army? Then break your word to it.")
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To: Clint N. Suhks

As much as I loath those losers (Katie Cakes included), I see it as Katie starting to kick them to the curb so Hitlery can swoop in on her broom and save the DemonRatic Party.

Katie is a skunk and will never change her stripe. She's got her pulpit and her agenda and she's going to do all she can to get a Communist in the White House within her lifetime.


34 posted on 02/01/2006 2:35:13 PM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

I saw this and thought she did a good number on him. His tongue kept on popping out he was so mad.


35 posted on 02/01/2006 2:35:40 PM PST by toddlintown (Lennon takes six bullets to the chest, Yoko is standing right next to him and not one f'ing bullet?)
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To: Clint N. Suhks
Is John Kerry the Next Al Gore?

A dimwitted losing liar? Well yeah! Next obvious question!

36 posted on 02/01/2006 2:36:13 PM PST by Bommer (Ted Kennedy - Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life!)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

I'm starting to suspect he's the LAST Al Gore, in disguise.


37 posted on 02/01/2006 2:36:17 PM PST by Darkwolf377 (http://www.welovetheiraqiinformationminister.com/#quotes)
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To: Gay State Conservative

I know how he could lose about 150 ugly pounds. He could get a divorce.


38 posted on 02/01/2006 2:37:14 PM PST by i_dont_chat
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To: Onelifetogive

"Could she possibly be transforming into an actual reporter?" Nah, just clearing some of the debris out of Hildabeast's way.


39 posted on 02/01/2006 2:39:30 PM PST by dynachrome ("Where am I? Where am I going? Why am I in a handbasket?")
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To: RGSpincich

He cana't handle the comparison...He has his eyes
seared on the ampaign trail....gets him away from the
old battleaxe...Kerry's next slogan...I tried the soup
before I married Teresa...Jake


40 posted on 02/01/2006 2:39:58 PM PST by sanjacjake
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To: Duke Wayne

"Gore and Kerry are the ultimate sore losers. They lost and now both are out of the spotlight they thought was there birthright (being President) and now they cry and cry and they are both making fools of themselves.

There is a key common thread in both of these personalities. Kerry and Gore have both intentionally deluded themselves into thinking more of themselves than really exists. To prop up their well placed inferiorty complexes, both make up heroic stories about themselves and go around repeating the hoaxes in speeches. ie: Kerry and his Viet Nam/Cambodia excursions; Gore had HIS boasting of his Viet Nam heroics. (he was a clip board carrying reporter in the rear with the gear. This was many years before he invented the internet, you know)


41 posted on 02/01/2006 2:41:24 PM PST by AlphaOneAlpha
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Moi Kerri should have stayed in the shadows behind Mt Teddy Kennedy. Kerri gets into trouble whenever he goes on stage by himself and opens his mouth.


42 posted on 02/01/2006 2:44:24 PM PST by Grampa Dave (The NY Slimes has been committing treason and sedition for decades.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Just a guess, but I'm thinking F'n tried to hit on Katie at some point, and she was unresponsive to his masculinity.


43 posted on 02/01/2006 2:46:15 PM PST by r9etb
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To: Clint N. Suhks
AFTER ACTION REPORT

On or about 1 FEB 06, while on routine patrol
....recommended citation;

Purple Heart (4th Award)
for wounds suffered in combat
with enemy forces, Peoples Republic of NBC
on or about 1 FEB 06.

Signed;

John F. Kerry
Lt,jg USNR

Reporting for dooty.

44 posted on 02/01/2006 2:47:57 PM PST by FreedomFarmer (Beyond the sidewalks, past the pavement, in the real America.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

A clueless twit following a script is still a clueless twit.

Couric OR sKerry, my statement fits both.


45 posted on 02/01/2006 2:48:19 PM PST by JoeSixPack1
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To: Gay State Conservative
And to lose about $990,000,000 in net worth....

I'll bet Effin's individual net worth is not in seven figures. He lives off what Mama T decides to dole out to him.

46 posted on 02/01/2006 2:48:43 PM PST by KevinB
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
As much as I loath those losers (Katie Cakes included), I see it as Katie starting to kick them to the curb so Hitlery can swoop in on her broom and save the DemonRatic Party.

Yes, I agree entirely. Just clearing out the road-blocks so the Hildabeast has clear sailing!

47 posted on 02/01/2006 2:52:00 PM PST by NilesJo
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To: Taggart_D
OK....jokes over....this did NOT happen in the MSM....

I can't figure out if this piece is real or not. There is no Scrappleface byline, but this sure doesn't sound like Katie Couric.

48 posted on 02/01/2006 2:55:16 PM PST by TChad
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To: Clint N. Suhks

I thought he was going to become the next Harold Stassen.


49 posted on 02/01/2006 2:57:21 PM PST by atomicpossum (Replies must follow approved guidelines or you will be kill-filed without appeal.)
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To: Onelifetogive

Katie is clearing the aisles for Mrs. Bill Clinton.


50 posted on 02/01/2006 3:00:18 PM PST by BlessedByLiberty (Respectfully submitted,)
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