Fri column ping
One thing about Liveshot, he knows when to back a loser
By Howie Carr | Friday, May 8, 2009 | http://www.bostonherald.com | Columnists
Sen. John Forbes Kerry has spent the week futilely trying to prop up two of his oldest, dearest friends - the Boston Globe and a convicted kiddie-porn pervert named Wade Sanders.
You know about the Globe. Despite Kerrys Senate hearings into the implosion of arrogant left-wing newspapers, El Globo continues to circle the drain.
Youve heard less about Wade Sanders, or nothing at all if you rely on the Globe. Hes a liberal and a pervert and a criminal, and hes been a close pal of John Kerrys for 43 years. Nothing to see here, folks, move along.
Anyway, Liveshots fellow Swift Boat veteran just got 37 months, despite the junior senators letter (on stationery with the Capitol on top) to the judge attesting to Sanders good character.
Liveshot said he was shocked, shocked to learn of the despicable kiddie-porn charges against Sanders, who at the time of his arrest was a senior adviser to the lieutenant governor of California, a Democrat. I find myself surprised, Liveshot wrote. Completely baffled . . .
And not for the first time, either.
Wade Sanders got bagged with over 600 images of kiddie porn on his computer, and then claimed he was viewing them for research purposes. Stop me if youve heard this one before.
Then Kerrys pal offered an even more hackneyed defense:
Bush did it! Thats right, Sanders told the judge he didnt start sampling kiddie porn until after he tried to defend Sen. Kerry against the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth. That made him a target of those rascally Republicans.
That experience caused a serious resurgence of the PTSD (post-traumatic stress syndrome) symptoms . . . I encountered (kiddie porn) while accidentally downloading what I thought was a comedy video.
Alas, as The Wall Street Journal noted, the chronology doesnt work. The Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, who supposedly drove John Kerrys pal to kiddie porn, werent formed until May 2004. Sanders began downloading his comedy videos in November 2003.
Sen. Kerry, its too late now to save your perv pal, but maybe, just maybe its not too late to throw the Globe a life preserver. Not with another of your windy perorations, but with cash - Mama Tees cash. Pinch Sulzberger would unload the rag for a buck.
Liveshot, you could be the next publisher of the Globe. Those Ivy League bust-outs will be lining up to mindlessly do your bidding - just like theyve been doing for the last 40 years, come to think of it.
Article URL: http://www.bostonherald.com/news/columnists/view.bg?articleid=1170830
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