Skip to comments.GOP Calls for Dem Opponents to Distance Selves From Kerry Comments
Posted on 10/31/2006 8:07:06 PM PST by blogblogginaway
WASHINGTON Republicans are trying a seemingly successful technique found in Democratic campaign playbooks, linking their opponent to an objectionable gaffe much the way Democrats have pinned Republican candidates to politically unpopular President Bush.
That appears to be the game plan as the GOP seeks to make John Kerry a last-minute issue before next Tuesday's midterm election by demanding to know whether their Democratic opponents support the Massachusetts senator's recent criticism of U.S. troops in Iraq.
"Sen. Cantwell is Sen. Kerry's host in our state," reads a press release from Mike McGavick, Washington Sen. Maria Cantwell's Republican opponent. "She has evaded comment time and time again in this campaign. Not this time. Sen. Cantwell owes Washington's veterans and soldiers an explanation. She has taken Sen. Kerry's money. Does she also accept his comments?"
Joe Sestak has closely allied himself with John Kerry throughout this campaign, Mike Puppio, chairman of Pennsylvania GOP Rep. Curt Weldons re-election campaign, said of the retired admiral who is ahead of Weldon in the polls.
The question now is whether Sestak will publicly condemn the insensitive and wildly off base comments by Kerry that belittle and denigrate our men and women in the military. ... Joe Sestak should call on his friend John Kerry to apologize, Puppio said.
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I think the democrats should snuggle right up close to the dessicated one.
He obviously knew Kerry had these feelings about our military, but he did nothing to keep F'n from preying on our country.
DemocRATS to the U.S. military: Drop dead.
It's definitely time for kerry to get another facial treatment and a better hair job.
His valet in charge of blow drying has lost his touch.
I'm wondering why the Republicans are suggesting this myself. Why aid and abet the enemy? Sheesh GOP, don't look a gift horse in the mouth. Just shut up and let him bury himself and his party.
The GOP should just SHUT UP......and let this thing take its own course.
Guess someone should tell the Junk Media that even their own garbage polls only show 36% of likey voters see their vote as a vote against President Bush. 64% either are voting from the Pres or simply think it is irrelevent to their vote. So it seems about not even 1/3 of the Democrat Base is buying the DNC directed Junk Media lie about this election being a Bush referendum.
Go for it. This should help the GOP!
No, the MSM assures me that this is just another act of Republican desperation. Yep, meet this weeks MSM action line/dem talking point de jour, "desperation."
I say take away the shovels and give them an earth mover. It works a lot faster.
"right up close to the dessicated one."
Who are you talking about-Pelosi? Gotta be more specific;))
Maybe someone who supports Hillary wrote the "botched joke" for Kerry.
Diana Irey calls on Jack Murtha to denounce John Kerrys slur on our military.
His transparent attempt to claim it was a 'botched joke' is even more outrageous and insulting than his original insult.
It's time for the Republican Party to ask democrats nationally to 'put up or shut up'--when it comes to publicly CONDEMNING Kerry slander against our men and women in uniform.
He has spewed his hate, venom and vitriol against our military one too many times now.
Nightline coming on...
Let's see....a segment on Michael J. Fox...Heather Mills and Paul McCartney..and a segment on James Webb crying about people reading his novels...
Nope....no mention of John Kerry....