Skip to comments.Kerry Pressing Swiftboat Case, Long After Loss ["They lied and lied and lied about everything,"]
Posted on 05/27/2006 10:22:00 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
Kerry Pressing Swiftboat Case, Long After Loss By KATE ZERNIKE
John Kerry starts by showing the entry in a log he kept from 1969: "Feb 12: 0800 run to Cambodia."
He moves on to the photographs: his boat leaving the base at Ha Tien, Vietnam; the harbor; the mountains fading frame by frame as the boat heads north; the special operations team the boat was ferrying across the border; the men reading maps and setting off flares.
"They gave me a hat," Mr. Kerry says. "I have the hat to this day," he declares, rising to pull it from his briefcase. "I have the hat."
Three decades after the Vietnam War and nearly two years after Mr. Kerry's failed presidential bid, most Americans have probably forgotten why it ever mattered whether he went to Cambodia or that the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth accused him of making it all up, saying he was dishonest and lacked patriotism.
But among those who were on the frontlines of the 2004 campaign, the battle over Mr. Kerry's wartime service continues, out of the limelight but in some ways more heatedly because unlike then, Mr. Kerry has fully engaged in the fight. Only those on Mr. Kerry's side, however, have gathered new evidence to prove their case.
The Swift boat group continues to spend money on Washington consultants, according to public records, and last fall it gave $100,000 to a group that promptly sued Mr. Kerry, a Democratic senator from Massachusetts, for allegedly interfering with the release of a film that was critical of him.
Some of the principals behind the Swift boat group continue to press their claims.
(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...
May we see your discharge papers, Senator? ( We continue to press charges too)
A Magic Hat.
The lying loser just can't handle being exposed as a fraud and a scumbag. POS. I spit on him.
Oh, my mistake. I forgot that was the year Christmas was celebrated on Lincoln's birthday. I must sear that into my memory.
ooh - Frenchie getting frisky.
I think I know what Eric Cartman would say in this situation...
He's begining to sound like Lawrence O'Donnell
Kerry needs to stay in his own wacked out yard.
I have a hat that says "FBI". That does not mean that I have any relationship with the FBI.
I coulda been a contenduh...
Kerry has NEVER SIGNED HIS 180 RELEASE FOR THE PUBLIC TO KNOW THE TRUTH!! Then again, he's a DEMONRAT!!! What do you expect from the party of sleaze, deception and Big Media propaganda!
Treason and corruption are absolutely NOTHING NEW to the Democrats. However their media outlets RARELY cover this.
All Senator Kerry has to do is to release his form 180. Why is that so difficult?
Sounds like Kerry wants to go for the record.
Kerry is a LOSER
Mr. Kerry has signed forms authorizing the Navy to release his record something he resisted during the campaign and hired a researcher to comb the naval archives in Washington for records that could pinpoint his whereabouts during dates of the incidents in dispute. Another former crewmember has spent days at a time interviewing veterans to reconstruct every incident in question.
Then what is the hold up?
Feb 12: 1130 e-mailed progress rpt to to Pres Nixon.
Feb 12: 1330 observed B-2 stealth bomber attack on civilians.
Feb 12: 1600 listened to new Beatles CD.
All hat and no credibility.
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