Skip to comments.Nixon aide: Kerry not too swift (John Dean: '23% of America is Protofascist')
Posted on 07/23/2006 6:50:04 PM PDT by new yorker 77
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There were so many threats and invitations to sue - who knows anymore! LOL!
I spent quite a bit of time searching for j F K lawsuits, as I thought I had heard the same thing. Amazing, nothing turned up after pages of junk and nothing of substance.
Yes, much like Gore Vidal calling Bill Buckley a "crypto Nazi"!
Can't help you on this one. Haven't a clue what it means. And, since it came from Dean I won't exert the effort to find out.
The media seems to never run out of ex-politicans and ex-military personnel that they keep bringing forward to lend validity to their stories.
Kerry would not dare sue.
I couldn't get past that.
What the (*#)@(*)(? From where did he pull that figure? And what does that mean? That conservatives are fascists in training? But I thought fascists were socialists like Dean, as in NAZI "national socialist worker's party"?
The obvious reason Kerry did not sue--he would've lost.
A suit would've established the truth of the Swift Boat evidence. By ignoring it, Kerry hoped his MSM pals would convince voters it was false. He had a better chance trying to brazen it out.
If Kerry thought he could win in court he certainlt could've sued after the election.
I forget who said it but apt, "Fascism always appears a threat in the US, but always lands elsewhere."
The danger of fascism comes from the politically correct leftist socialist agenda of the Democratic Party.
Dean knows no conservative or libertarian would pick up his book, so his only hope is to say something outrageous to attract the left-leaning reading public (about six of them).
Nixon's biggest mistake was in allowing this guy anywhere near his administration.
Kool Aid drinker or liar.
The Swifties were chomping at the bit for such a lawsuit.
Kerry didn't sue the Swiftvets for defamation for one reason--truth is an absolute defense. Dean, a disbarred lawyer, is so dumb he can't even understand that little point.
Dean is as much of a conservative and a Republican as is the average "lifelong Republican" who calls Rush to bash Bush.
It's slander if spoken and libel if printed. Since the Swiftvets spread their messsage of truth by all available media outlets, a suit against them could have been based on libel and slander allegations. Of course, truth being an absolute defense, Kerry would have lost, which is why he never sued them.
Who is she?