Skip to comments.They're Baaaack... Swift Boat Veterans Take Aim At Obama (Libs Having Hissy Fit)
Posted on 08/06/2008 9:24:54 AM PDT by kristinn
Just as they sought to destroy John Kerry in 2004, the founders of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth group are aiming their guns at this season's presumptive Democratic presidential candidate. But unlike four years ago, when the Swifties spent millions to discredit Kerry, their hit on Barack Obama so far hasn't cost them a dime.
The opening assault came over the weekend in the form of a mass email to would-be sympathizers. "As liberal as Kerry was, America faces an even more liberal threat today: Barack Obama," wrote John O'Neill, a founder of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth who co-authored the book "Unfit for Command," the attack (or smear) on Kerry's Vietnam War record.
In the email, O'Neill promoted the new anti-Obama book just released by the conservative National Review Online political reporter David Freddoso, titled "The Case Against Barack Obama: The Unlikely Rise and Unexamined Agenda of the Media's Favorite Candidate." O'Neill exposes Obama as -- gasp! -- a liberal, and urged everyone on his email listserv to buy up the books in bulk.
But not everyone who received O'Neill's email was receptive.
In fact, one Democratic lobbyist who found the email in his inbox over the weekend was so furious that he hit reply -- cc'ing the Sleuth -- saying: "I am not your 'friend' so take me off your list you no good [expletive]."
That email probably never reached O'Neill, since it was sent to the email address "no-reply@HumanEventsOnline.com." Human Events, the hard-core conservative publication, is a sister company to Regnery Publishing, which published Freddoso's book as well as O'Neill's hit job on Kerry in 2004.
Not to be outdone, O'Neill's Swift Boat cohort, Jerome Corsi, has his own new Obama attack book out called "The Obama Nation: Leftist Politics and the Cult of Personality."
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Woo-Woo! I love these guys! Truth wins again
Not the brightest bulb in the chandelier, I guess.
I love the way the Dems get flustered when Hannity promotes a book he believes should be promoted.
Freedom of Speech is a no no in the Dem party.
Yay on the Swift Boaters -they lend some spark to any event!
Notice how the left always freaks out when you tell the truth about a liberal. “It’s an attack”. Sorry, the truth hurts.
“In fact, one Democratic lobbyist who found the email in his inbox over the weekend was so furious that he hit reply — cc’ing the Sleuth — saying: “I am not your ‘friend’ so take me off your list you no good [expletive].” “
Oooooooo. The truth hurts, doesn’t it.
who and where can I send my donation
Excellent. Corsi form one side the Swifties from the another, and FR here to ensure the commie’s career ends in November.
The Swift Boat vets are not part of this at all. The MSM is just using the SBVFT to smear Corsi and his new book. They have already made “swiftboating” a pejorative term—the exact polar opposite of what it should be.
Democrats and liberals are such nice, well-adjusted people. /sarcasm
I get junk like this regularly from the left, and if it offends, I simply ask them to remove me. Why is it so difficult for the left to operate without the vulgarity and irrational behavior?
Mary Ann Akers, aka: Mrs. Michael Isikoff.
“Isikoff wrote an article that stated that interrogators at Guantanamo Bay “in an attempt to rattle suspects, flushed a Qur’an down a toilet.” Detainees had earlier made similar complaints but this was the first time a government source had appeared to confirm the story. The article caused widespread rioting and massive anti-American protests throughout some parts of the Islamic world (causing at least 17 deaths in Afghanistan). The magazine later retracted the story after enormous pressure, noting that their sole anonymous source could not remember important details.”
Mary Ann, you ignorant twit.
Saving for later
How dare these Americans exercise their God given right to speak their mind. After all, the Dems are conducting such a civil campaign.
This doesn’t seem to have ANYTHING to do with the SwiftVet organization. Sounds like O’Neill is acting as a private citizen.
SWVFT are defiantely patriots! Hopefully they will be able to educate those who don’t pay much attention again this time about what they think is good for America really isn’t. Dem’s count on their voters being unimformed.
Destroy John Kerry? Last time I looked, he was still Senetor from MA and married to a multimillionaire. That’s pretty ineffective destruction. If you want an example of a Pol being destroyed by his enemies, try Joe McCarthy (or even Richard Nixon).
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