Skip to comments.Kerry Yellow (John Kerry Bash)
Posted on 06/02/2006 7:07:22 AM PDT by bitt
A YEAR AND A HALF AFTER HE LOST the 2004 presidential election, John Kerry can't get enough of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth. No matter the occasion, he doesn't miss an opportunity to parade his campaign wounds, however incoherently and obsessively.
Supporting an Iraqi war vet running as a Democrat for Henry Hyde's congressional seat? "I know something firsthand about the Swift Boat-style Republican attack ads of the last election -- but you don't have to take my word for it," Senator Kerry wrote in a March fundraising e-mail, on behalf of Tammy Duckworth, an amputee whom no one has criticized. "Just ask John McCain. Ask Max Cleland. Ask Jack Murtha." His futile, foreign-based filibuster attempt of Sam Alito's nomination to the Supreme Court? Why, John Kerry and his friends "will never surrender" to "Swift Boat-style attacks against Democratic candidates." Asked if he's accepted campaign contributions from Abramoff affiliates? "That's another one of their 'Swift Boat'-style tactics where they try to throw up the mud and stick it." Since last November, Kerry has dredged up the Swifties in eight separate fundraising appeals.
One might assume that John Kerry would want to forget the Swift Boat controversy. After all, it effectively voided any military service advantage he might have had over President Bush and weakened his credibility on current military issues. Then again, if it was delusional of him to run as a war hero in the first place, admitting to such a gross political miscalculation would end his presidential ambitions once and for all.
(Excerpt) Read more at spectator.org ...
"Kerry and his sympathizers have more in mind than settling old scores, though. The point is to inoculate the senator and other war-squeamish Democrats against charges of cowardice or ill will toward the troops. When Rep. Jack Murtha called for the withdrawal of American troops from Iraq last fall, a single charge of cowardice made him the victim -- instead of the troops whose mission he undermined. Frank Rich and Helen Thomas cried that Republicans were trying to "swift boat" him. When Cindy Sheehan's credibility was questioned, she herself claimed to be the victim of "more 'swiftboating.'" Any Democrat's long-ago war experiences, however brief, have become his absolute shield from any criticism related to his military positions. By this logic, anyone who has once prayed would qualify for sainthood."
The Nation dodged two bullets, imho.
The Swift Boat Vetrans for the Truth saved the Republic from a catastrophe that may have been fatal.
Kerry is too big a baby to be president. Get the hell OVER it already!
Kerry is an opportunistic, Marxist liberal that only cares about power and control, like most socialists, and otherwise hates America and the military. He is totally unfit to be C-in-C. His political cowardice and opportunism played on the backs of Viet Nam vets (the dedicated ones unlike Kerry) was a total disgust to the nation and a major embarassment as most of the anti-America, anti-war, anti-military liberals are.
Our enemies would have loved to have seen Kerry as President (thought makes me ill) as well as the U.N. who would have welcomed him with open arms...
self-ping for later reading
hanoi kerry went before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations in 1971
to accuse the United States military
of committing massive numbers of war crimes in Vietnam.
hanoi kerry 1971 TESTIMONY
Legislative Proposals Relating to the War in Southeast Asia Thursday, April 22, 1971
United States Senate, Committee on Foreign Relations, Washington, D.C.
Hey buttmunch kerry, release your military records and let the people decide. If you have been badly misunderstood you will get a bump in the polls, if not, you have no reason to bitch. My gut tells me you were dishonorably discharged and most of your combat record is a product of your excited narcisstic imagination. But until you release the records I can't say for sure. It just requires your signature on a release form, ask Bush, he will tell you what form you need to fill out. Or ask Dan Rather, I understand he is really up to speed on military records. Asshat.
MEL's -PASSION- sparked by -WE WERE SOLDIERS-
God Bless those Swifties!!!!!!!
Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)
LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)
Except now Gore is quietly, under the radar, becoming the moonbat go-to guy. He is the anti-Hillary and the anti-Kerry. He is sympathetic. He's a Hollywood darlin'. He's owed.
He needs to be watched.
Yes, God bless the Swift Boat vets. They answered the call. Again.
I really do doubt their mental stability. It is curious how these men with checkered personal histories and obvious visible quirks are seriously considered for service in the highest office in our country. Makes one wonder about the mental condition of the whole country.
The 'rats nomination is up for grabs between Moe, Larry and Hillary.
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