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After 'botched joke,' former presidential hopeful Kerry assessing prospects for another run
IHT ^ | Dec 1, 2006 | Staff

Posted on 12/01/2006 10:06:36 AM PST by wouldntbprudent

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Behind the scenes, Kerry apparently has been having doubts, calling current and former Democratic confidantes to inquire just how much his gaffe hurt his presidential chances, according to several Democrats who spoke on condition of anonymity because the conversations were private.

Kerry, who turns 63 later this month, had been planning to announce a comeback campaign in December or January. He had thrown himself into helping his party reclaim Congress in the midterm election, campaigning for roughly 80 House, Senate and gubernatorial candidates.

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Nonetheless, Kerry and his wife, Teresa Heinz Kerry, hope to boost their public reemergence with a book about the environment slated for publication next April. \

(Excerpt) Read more at iht.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aintnojoke; gigolo; hanoijohnny; ichabodcrane; kerryhatesmilitary; lurch; patheticbuffoon; terriblelader; turbinhead; unfitforcommand
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1 posted on 12/01/2006 10:06:38 AM PST by wouldntbprudent
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To: wouldntbprudent

This article has a lot of Rats "speaking on the condition of anonymity." WOO HOO!

Also note Carry is going to try to follow in Algore's footsteps by flacking the "environment" in a book co-written with the Missus.


2 posted on 12/01/2006 10:07:52 AM PST by wouldntbprudent (If you can: Contribute more (babies) to the next generation of God-fearing American Patriots!)
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3 posted on 12/01/2006 10:08:07 AM PST by ASA Vet (The WOT should have been over on 9/12/01.)
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To: wouldntbprudent

A BOOK ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT!!! ROFLMAO!!!! How much oil do you think the Heinz-Kerry's use in a week, flying around in thier private planes and heating their mansions around the world? This is going to be hysterical!!!!


4 posted on 12/01/2006 10:08:25 AM PST by Hildy (RUDY GUILIANI FOR PRESIDENT IN 2008)
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To: wouldntbprudent

Kerry just doesn't get it. Despite all his antics, despite all his claims, despite all his attempts to the contrary ...he just doesn't understand that it is he, himself, who is the botched joke.


5 posted on 12/01/2006 10:08:28 AM PST by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be)
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To: wouldntbprudent

When he calls me... I'm telling him to run run run.


6 posted on 12/01/2006 10:10:02 AM PST by mad puppy ( The Southern border is THE issue)
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To: wouldntbprudent
Yikes! Talk about someone who just doesn't get it. His arrogance is as astounding as his stupidity.
7 posted on 12/01/2006 10:10:05 AM PST by meowmeow (In Loving Memory of Our Dear Viking Kitty (1987-2006))
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To: Jeff Head

"After 'botched joke,' former presidential hopeful Kerry assessing prospects for another run."

I guess Teddy hasn't thrown him overboard yet.


8 posted on 12/01/2006 10:10:22 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz ("Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted." Lenin)
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To: wouldntbprudent

John, you gotta be kidding me. You had your shot, and then you shot your own foot last month.


9 posted on 12/01/2006 10:10:31 AM PST by rjp2005 (Lord have mercy on us)
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To: Jeff Head
Yep. A nuancy boy who's only accomplishment is being the world's most successful gigolo.
10 posted on 12/01/2006 10:11:00 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Are there any men left in Washington? Or are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud)
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To: mad puppy
When he calls me... I'm telling him to run run run.

I'll join you. We should start a 'Freepers for Kerry' club, dedicated to getting John Kerry the Democratic Nomination in 2008!

Won't matter who we nominate, he'll crush John F'n Kerry.

11 posted on 12/01/2006 10:13:02 AM PST by zbigreddogz
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To: Jeff Head
Yes, he's a joke.
Hence the photo in #3.
12 posted on 12/01/2006 10:13:27 AM PST by ASA Vet (The WOT should have been over on 9/12/01.)
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To: wouldntbprudent

"Nonetheless, Kerry and his wife, Teresa Heinz Kerry, hope to boost their public reemergence with a book about the environment slated for publication next April."

More fearmongering. And more Teresa. Ya gotta luv it!


13 posted on 12/01/2006 10:13:58 AM PST by Spok (What if the Hokey Pokey IS what it's all about?)
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To: wouldntbprudent
They say Bush is out of touch...has John Kerry read the newspaper lately?
Americans Don't Like John Kerry: Poll
14 posted on 12/01/2006 10:14:32 AM PST by Hildy (RUDY GUILIANI FOR PRESIDENT IN 2008)
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To: wouldntbprudent
After 'botched joke,' former presidential hopeful Kerry assessing prospects for another run

I have no problem with Kerry running again. There are some positives to it.

There would be some temporary corporations created by it and therefore some jobs. With more campaigns will come more jobs, more spending, and more spreading of the wealth.

More radical left campaigns will provide more fodder for us to attack. And Kerry will provide a lot of material for us FReepers. I miss the good old days of "swift-boating".
15 posted on 12/01/2006 10:14:58 AM PST by adorno
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To: wouldntbprudent

The "environment" is already Boy Al's schtick, Monsieur. I think Kerry would have a lot of catching up on his dope smoking to come up with stuff like Al, anyway.


16 posted on 12/01/2006 10:15:22 AM PST by Emmett McCarthy
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To: wouldntbprudent

Does this mean that he has signed his SF 180?

All the unresolved '04 issues will re-emerge if he's DUmb enough (redundant, I know) to run again.

Can't wait for it. The debates between him and Hillary will be classic!!


17 posted on 12/01/2006 10:16:04 AM PST by DustyMoment (FloriDUH - proud inventors of pregnant/hanging chads and judicide!!)
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To: All
OR... he can be become another "associate" in this prestigious firm! (failed presidential canditates) - LOL



18 posted on 12/01/2006 10:16:36 AM PST by ElPatriota (Let's not forget, we are all still friends - basically :) - despite our differences)
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To: Vigilanteman
Yep. A nuancy boy who's only accomplishment is being the world's most successful gigolo.

To be fair, there's lots of competition for that title, and he has done a very good job of it.

19 posted on 12/01/2006 10:16:58 AM PST by HIDEK6
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To: rjp2005

Did he get a Purple Heart for it. Isn't it amazing that he has no REAL issues. So he has to make up one to run on. People in Mass. who voted for him must be really REALLY stupid.


20 posted on 12/01/2006 10:19:55 AM PST by 70th Division (If we loose the Republic we have lost it all.)
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To: Hildy
A BOOK ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT!!! ROFLMAO!!!! How much oil do you think the Heinz-Kerry's use in a week, flying around in thier private planes and heating their mansions around the world? This is going to be hysterical!!!!

Exactly!!!

I just read another article where Teresa was hailed as the "Siren of the Serengetti."

Maybe that will be the title of their book?

21 posted on 12/01/2006 10:20:14 AM PST by wouldntbprudent (If you can: Contribute more (babies) to the next generation of God-fearing American Patriots!)
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To: wouldntbprudent

Please run!

Please Run!

Please Run!

election '08 will be a landslide! (for REPUBLICANS!)


22 posted on 12/01/2006 10:20:37 AM PST by truemiester (If the U.S. should fail, a veil of darkness will come over the Earth for a thousand years)
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To: Hildy

Yes, but his "enviromental footprint" is still smaller than other billionaire gigilos!


23 posted on 12/01/2006 10:21:19 AM PST by Holicheese (Beerfest could be the greatest movie ever made!)
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To: Jeff Head

Perhaps there is no "Humor" in this house. We've dissected Kerry's infamous statement every which way and cannot see any "Joke" in that statement. We see only the TRUE Kerry. We think the media is "convincing" us there was a "Joke" there.


24 posted on 12/01/2006 10:21:21 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists...call 'em what you will...They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: wouldntbprudent
Kerry apparently has been having doubts, calling current and former Democratic confidantes to inquire just how much his gaffe hurt his presidential chances,...

Good news Jean Francois Kerry! It didn't hurt your chances one bit!

You had zero chance before, and zero chance after, NO CHANGE!

25 posted on 12/01/2006 10:21:45 AM PST by Henchster (Free Republic - the BEST site on the web!)
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To: Emmett McCarthy

True, but after seeing the success Algore has had--on a number of levels, including receiving many wet kisses from Hollywierd--with his book, you can expect to see Rat candidates cranking out the books, DVDs, etc.

Maybe even a few songs, since, you know, Johnn Carry used to be in a band.

And just remember: these are SOoooo easy to concoct. No research necessary. Any facts that go against your plotline, just ignore.


26 posted on 12/01/2006 10:23:00 AM PST by wouldntbprudent (If you can: Contribute more (babies) to the next generation of God-fearing American Patriots!)
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To: wouldntbprudent

He IS a botched joke!


27 posted on 12/01/2006 10:23:16 AM PST by gulfcoast6
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To: wouldntbprudent

Who's John Kerry??


28 posted on 12/01/2006 10:23:41 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: wouldntbprudent

He was on Seanitty and Combs. I freaked out after about 5 seconds! He disgusts me. I went to prep school with a bunch of a-holes like him.


29 posted on 12/01/2006 10:24:09 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ("Don't touch that thing")
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To: Jeff Head
ANY random Freeper has a greater chance of being made President than that guy.

Good grief, can't he give up and go back to watching the home movies of his Vietnam tour. John Effing Kerry, you've had your 15 minutes, please, please just go away.

30 posted on 12/01/2006 10:24:09 AM PST by Sooth2222 ("We have met the enemy and he is us." -Pogo)
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To: wouldntbprudent
.."Siren of the Serengetti."

Oh.. this is too good of the "Tittle," to let it go to waste.. :)... Well if she is the "SIREN OF THE SERENGETTI," what does that make the husband of "such creature?"

...there is something here... I can smell it. ROFL

31 posted on 12/01/2006 10:24:24 AM PST by ElPatriota (Let's not forget, we are all still friends - basically :) - despite our differences)
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To: ASA Vet

My all time favorite picture besides the pansy football catch.


32 posted on 12/01/2006 10:24:44 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Henchster
Good news Jean Francois Kerry! It didn't hurt your chances one bit!

You had zero chance before, and zero chance after, NO CHANGE!

bwwwwaaaaahhhh!

How right you are!

33 posted on 12/01/2006 10:24:53 AM PST by wouldntbprudent (If you can: Contribute more (babies) to the next generation of God-fearing American Patriots!)
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To: wouldntbprudent

Pleeze run four us Jon Carry!!


34 posted on 12/01/2006 10:25:38 AM PST by Shellback Chuck
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To: ElPatriota

Oh, you are on to something, elpatriota. On to something big-time.

I'll think I'll wait for the caption contest on that one!

If Teresa is the "Siren of the Serengetti," what is John?


hee hee


35 posted on 12/01/2006 10:26:40 AM PST by wouldntbprudent (If you can: Contribute more (babies) to the next generation of God-fearing American Patriots!)
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To: ElPatriota

Okay, I'm back. lol

"Sirens" got me to thinking about ambulances, etc. and the flashing yellow lights we called "whoopy lights" in the Army.

So if Teresa is the "Siren of the Serengetti," then Lurch is the "Whoopy light of Timbuktu"?


36 posted on 12/01/2006 10:29:06 AM PST by wouldntbprudent (If you can: Contribute more (babies) to the next generation of God-fearing American Patriots!)
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To: wouldntbprudent
"Kerry and his wife, Teresa Heinz Kerry, hope to boost their public reemergence with a book about the environment "

In otherwords, being Al Gore copy cats in hopes of riding on his coat tails.
What an idiot. He will launch his "book" just as Gore's fraudulent film has been completely exposed for the trash it is.

It will be interesting to see what sort of environmental "hero" John F'ing Kerry portrays himself as in his book. We all know he just can't resist putting himself on a pedestal. The man is a compulsive liar, he can't help himself.

37 posted on 12/01/2006 10:31:18 AM PST by Nathan Zachary
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To: wouldntbprudent

GOT TO THINK... GOT TO THINK.... yea yea yeah... :)


38 posted on 12/01/2006 10:31:26 AM PST by ElPatriota (Let's not forget, we are all still friends - basically :) - despite our differences)
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To: wouldntbprudent

good one!... more more more.... :)


39 posted on 12/01/2006 10:32:36 AM PST by ElPatriota (Let's not forget, we are all still friends - basically :) - despite our differences)
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To: Sooth2222

"John Effing Kerry, you've had your 15 minutes, please, please just go away."

Maybe he's jealous of Jimmie Carter and encouraged by the fact that failure and buffoonery don't necessarily end a Democrat's career!


40 posted on 12/01/2006 10:44:20 AM PST by Spok (What if the Hokey Pokey IS what it's all about?)
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To: wouldntbprudent

Michael Richards had a botched joke. John Kerry is a botched joke.


41 posted on 12/01/2006 10:47:26 AM PST by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: wouldntbprudent
They're still floating that botched joke meme? I tell you what, Kerry is a botched joke! In fact he is a pompous, arrogant, vain, thin-skinned blue-blood with no sense of his own ridiculousness*!

* Mark Steyn

42 posted on 12/01/2006 10:48:35 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: Give therapeutic violence a chance!)
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To: wouldntbprudent
Could there be any politician dumber than this gigolo? The troops understand!


43 posted on 12/01/2006 10:52:20 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: Give therapeutic violence a chance!)
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To: wouldntbprudent

Botched jokes ... Kerry, Richards, DeVito ...?


44 posted on 12/01/2006 10:52:32 AM PST by Elpasser
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To: rockinqsranch
Taking Kerry at his word, that his "botched joke" was an attempt to insult President Bush rather than the troops in Iraq, it's at the level of playground humor, where one kid calls another an insulting name and thinks it's very funny.

Kerry can't figure out why the rest of the country wasn't rolling on the floor laughing with him rather than at him.

45 posted on 12/01/2006 10:53:39 AM PST by Verginius Rufus
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46 posted on 12/01/2006 10:54:02 AM PST by Cobra64 (Why is the War on Terror being managed by the DEFENSE Department?)
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To: wouldntbprudent

Arrogance and stupidity have no bounds with that loser.

The biggest favor he can offer is to put another microphone in front of his wife.


47 posted on 12/01/2006 10:55:34 AM PST by SAR_Bill (Not terribly fond of the Froggies.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

48 posted on 12/01/2006 10:56:06 AM PST by Cobra64 (Why is the War on Terror being managed by the DEFENSE Department?)
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To: DustyMoment
Does this mean that he has signed his SF 180?

Yup.


49 posted on 12/01/2006 10:58:29 AM PST by Cobra64 (Why is the War on Terror being managed by the DEFENSE Department?)
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To: wouldntbprudent

At least Kerry spawned a whole new genre of joke -- the "stuck in" joke. FReepers cracking wise here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1730960/posts


50 posted on 12/01/2006 11:00:49 AM PST by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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