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Posted on 03/29/2012 5:24:43 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
John Kerry: They're swiftboating Obama
3/29/12 4:24 PM EDT
Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) has lent his name to a fundraising solicitation that raises the specter of millionaires and billionaires funding an outside effort against President Obama.
"When I was the Democratic nominee for president in one of the closest and toughest elections in history, a group of billionaires did something unprecedented," Kerry wrote. "They wrote million-dollar checks to fund lies about my service on what were called "Swift Boats" in Vietnam -- and in so doing, they turned the boats my crewmates and I served on into a new political shorthand for the most vicious smears imaginable: 'swiftboating.'"
In 2004, an anti-Kerry 527 group formed to raise questions about his war record and air ads against the senator, then running as the Democratic nominee for president. Its' spokesman, Jerome Corsi, would go on to become one of the leading proponents of the 'birther' conspiracy that falsely suggests Obama was born in Kenya or elsewhere.
Kerry points to a $3 million dollar donation to a pro-Romney super PAC by Houston construction magnate Bob Perry as the next round in an outside effort against Obama.
"One man. Three million dollars. And that's just the start," Kerry writes.
"I know all too clearly that these guys will do or say anything to win. They'll stop at nothing. But forewarned is forearmed. Their multi-million dollar smear tactics were new in 2004; in 2012 we know their playbook, and shame on us if we don't tear it into shreds. Join me and we will stop the 'swiftboating' of President Obama," Kerry emails.
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...
John Kerry has STILL not released his unaltered military record directly to the public that shows he received a dishonorable discharge from the Navy for participating in anti-war protests while in uniform for which he received a pardon from Peanut Boy.
Poor Kerry. He was so busy winning all those Purple Hearts that he forgot to get a Purple Brain.
Poor Kerry ,keeps having Vietnam flash backs
After Nixon sent him there in December 1968. Kerry is a very poor liar.
Stuff it, Lurch.
Indeed, and THEY TOLD THE TRUTH
Speaking of boats, Johnnie boy. Are you still moving your yacht around to keep from paying your taxes on it?
We can pray....
Kerry says this to Politico which basically swiftboats Repubs on a daily basis. The Dems and media are corrupt.
Sorry Hanoi Boi. When it comes to Barry, we’re talking more like a dinghy.
Hey Moron, pay your taxes on the boat yet?
Swiftboating? Isn’t that “exposing the truth”? If that’s the case, thanks traitor Kerry.
Oh boy...Billionaires spending millions. LOL Don’t you wish.
Cut me loose. I want that guy!
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