October 11, 2004

Since Bush Can't Run on His Record, His Campaign Has to Hunt-and-Peck Kerry's Words Out of Context

"Bush's campaign announced Sunday... a new commercial [using] a quote from an 8,000-word New York Times Magazine article about Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry. The parsing prompted the Kerry camp to retort that the soon-to-be-released Bush ad was another example of the president's campaign taking words out of context to create a misleading impression." Here are Kerry's actual words. "We have to get back to the place we were, where terrorists are not the focus of our lives, but they're a nuisance. As a former law enforcement person, I know we're never going to end prostitution. We're never going to end illegal gambling. But we're going to reduce it, organized crime, to a level where it isn't on the rise. It isn't threatening people's lives every day, and fundamentally, it's something that you continue to fight, but it's not threatening the fabric of your life." But the Bush 'Nuisance' Ad will distort this quote to mean that Kerry doesn't understand the terrorism threat. Read the CNN report (Source Democrats.com)

Posted by Crazy Eddie at October 11, 2004 11:03 PM