Skip to comments.Obama uses 'swift-boated' Kerry to slam Navy SEAL critics
Posted on 08/18/2012 7:08:52 AM PDT by Seizethecarp
Invoking his 2004 battle with Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., thinks he can impart lessons to Barack Obama learned from his failed White House campaign as the president faces criticism from a group of former special forces and intelligence agents for exploiting sensitive national-security information and bragging about killing Osama bin Laden for political gain.
In a letter to Obama supporters, Kerry warns that attacks, smears, and lies can be effective, lamenting he learned the hard way eight years ago that even completely baseless attacks can stick if people dont call them out quickly enough.
No matter how self-evidently false the attacks are, or how disreputable the people telling them may be, theres no attack that cant take hold, Kerry explains.
The problem for the Massachusetts Democrat, however, is that none of the substantive charges made by the more than 250 Swift Boat veterans have been debunked.
Kerry himself never responded to the charges, other than to call the veterans liars; and his campaign simply ignored most of the accusations presented in the groups No. 1 New York Times bestseller Unfit for Command.
The groups members included Kerrys entire chain of command in Vietnam and most of the 23 men in his own unit; the gunner from one of his boats; the doctor who treated him for his first self-inflicted injury which inexplicably led to a Purple Heart; and POWs imprisoned during Kerrys 1971 Senate testimony accusing U.S. service members of being war criminals
Ultimately, Kerry never sued the veterans and refused to sign the Standard Form 180 request to release his full military record to the public during the campaign.
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The truth is the enemy to the left.
Yeah, good luck out-manuevering a platoon of former SEALs, including a former CO of ST-6.
Obama uses ‘swift-boated’ Kerry to slam Navy SEAL critics
Horse-faced, ignorant loser reporting for duty...
It's like that team that has to play the Globetrotters every night, they'll run circles around them while the crowd squeals with delight.
Welcome to your worst nightmare, Commander.
I hope this group OPSEC starts running national ads.
I remember when this site was ABK, and it was downright fun fisking this Masshole every single day...
Truth is not Ubama's friend.
I believe they will, but after the convention. they will target swing states with high numbers of Vet/Military voters.
If you haven’t seen this article and video, it’s a must!
Video: Dishonorable Disclosure
You can see and feel the rage in these guys in the video. It just about brought me to tears.
It’s great to have obama wanting to smear and lie about former and active special ops guys and retired military and intelligence leaders. The very type of people that got osama.
The voters will just LOVE that. /s
During August of 2004, in the couple of weeks after the DEm convention where Kerry famously “reported for duty” and the GOP convention, it was the SwiftBoat Vets that came out swinging against Kerry and rightly pinned the “unfit for command” label on this traitor and Communist sympathiser.
For their troubles, the Swifties were labeled “vigilantes” by Karl Rove and George Bush.But they managed to color the debate in the month of downtime between the conventions when Rove and Co. were asleep.
They did the country a great service by honoring their oath.
The following month, it was Buckhead on FreeRepublic that exposed the Dan Rather/CBS fake Texas ANG letter.
The result was that Dan Rather had plenty of time to find out what the frequency really was in retirement.
John Kerry is a fraud, a liar, and a traitor. If he tries to oppose the SEALS, he needs a trip back to the summer of 2004 in short order.
Sit back and enjoy the show, folks.
There is only one way for this to end up for Obama/Kerry and it's spelled B-A-D.
At this time in our history there is probably no group or individual with higher positive public approval than the Navy Seals.
Me too......I just donated here:
This makes me admire these men even more than before.
They know their reputations will be trashed by the media. At least the media will do everything in it’s power to do so.
. . . and almost impossible to overcome when they are absolutely true!!!!