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October 31, 2006

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Helugu Khan

I am sick of the Khanist remarks from this gangling pipsqueak,always dissing my grandfather Ghengis.We khans did outreach to the Mid East before,JFQue soiling his rompers.

Crew v1.0

The beauty part is that press release. In it, I learned that Bush’s policy in Afghanistan does not have anything to do with involving our allies (read: NATO members) in the fight there; rather, it is “cut and run in Afghanistan.” Am I the only one who seems to remember that Kerry’s Big Idea on Iraq was to involve our allies, get them to take a bigger share of the burden in Iraq, look to NATO, reach out, etc? Doing precisely that in Afghanistan is verboten. Maybe the mistake was that Bush didn't enlist those allies at an international conference. "When I'm elected, we're going to have that conference, by God..."

This is fundamental about Kerry and Co. It is a shameful little playbook. Principally, it involves reverse engineering. We begin with "X." Did Bush do "X"? If so, "X" is a mistake, and probably a mistake premised on a lie. Label it as such. There needn't be a reason why. Just... label it as such.

Enlist our allies in the fight? Good idea in Iraq; bad idea in Afghanistan. Reasoning? None. Has someone called us on it? "Chickenhawk! Dummy! LIAR! I won't be besmirched! I won't be labelled! I won't be attacked! My dissent will not be stifled! My jokes are funny because my intentions are good!"

John Kerry. My hero.

Gary Maxwell

MIke Allen of Time NO big fan of Republicans in general on Karl Rove:

"In only a few days, it'll be clear whether he has outsmarted the pundits and Democrats, one last time."

From the same article Rove admits that they are tracking absentee ballots and registrations and both are at or ahead of where they were 2 years ago. If that is true, since turnout in off year Non Presidential Races is usually way off, watch for some media types and their pundits to have some long faces by the middle of the evening of election night.

clarice

Perhaps we ought to introduce him to Helugu who did have a military record worth bragging about.

Terrye

No one is misreading anything. Kerry is being his usual arrogant elitist self.

clarice

First he says in his press release that it's a scam dreamed up by the VRWC, then this afternoon he says it was a bungled joke. Typical. It's never his fault. Damned secret service agent tripped him up or something.

Sue

If democrats don't pick up at least the house on the 7th, will they blame Kerry or Diebold? Choices, choices...

The Unbeliever

"In only a few days, it'll be clear whether he has outsmarted the pundits and Democrats, one last time."

Funny thing to brag about, apparently it's not that hard to do.

Sue

Campaign Carl is saying that John Kerry's 'gaffe' is being noted by the campaigns of democrats. And they aren't happy.

Syl

I just watched H&C and Colmes is spinning like crazy that it was a joke, that Kerry was talking about Bush not the troops.

Barone called him disengenuous and Colmes got all outraged. LOL

The POINT is Kerry refuses to apologize. Colmes would be the FIRST to say perceeption is everything.

The little Dem strategist they had on was siimply pathetic. LOL

Let's talk about things the voters CARE about. Over and over and over and interrupting, almost screaming, 'talk about things the voters CARE about!'

I was laughing so hard!

Sue

Syl,

I saw that. Barone told Colmes he was full of baloney. ::grin:: I think I will nominate that as an honorable mention in best comments for the day.

Barney Frank

Perhaps we ought to introduce him to Helugu who did have a military record worth bragging about.

Actually I think Messrs Rumsfeld and Bush might better profit by being introduced to old Hulagu. If we did to Baghdad and Persia what he did we wouldn't be worrying about Sadr, Ahmadithingamabob or much of anything else for that matter and our troops would already be home or better yet marching into Syria.

Gary Maxwell

Well here is a corker from none other than Jack ( ass) Cafferty of CNN. Can you hear the fear in his voice:

"Why is John Kerry speaking anywhere about anything? What does he symbolize when it comes to the Democratic Party? Failure. He lost the election in 2004. . .

[Howard Dean should say to Kerry:] 'Go get on your boat. Go fish. Go play soccer. Go out and commune with nature. Sit in the woods until the election is over. Please don't talk. Please don't have your picture taken. Just go away.'

He symbolizes failure. You know, watching the Democrats try to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory is a spectator sport in this country, and here they go, flirting with it again. . . Why is he talking to anybody? . . . Wait till the election is over. It's not helping."

clarice

Tomorrow he's in Penn. campaigning with Casey. If he is bumped, it's a story; if he goes and Casey doesn't distance himself from Kerry's remarks(and money), it's a story; if he does distance himself, it's a story.

Of course, it's not a BIG story like Macaca to the press.........but I think we can count on the new media to keep it going for the next week or so.

Sara (Squiggler)

Tammy Bruce:

Just a brief reminder that Kerry's slander of the troops today shouldn't be all that surprising.

1971: Troops in Vietnam--Murderers and Rapists.

2006: Troops in Iraq: Terrorizers of Children, Callous Home Invaders of the Innocent

2007: Troops in Iraq: Uneducated Morons.

Well, at least we may have the first example of him being consistent--He was against the troops before he was, uh, against them.

clarice

FNC reports Kerry has cancelled all appearances for tomorrow!

Gary Maxwell

Tomorrow he is in Minnesota campaigning for a Democrat for congress Waltz. How well ya think thats going to go in rural Minnesota? Do ya think the Democrat may say " John havent you got some place else you need to be?"

SunnyDay

Of course, it's not a BIG story like Macaca to the press.........

Just no comparison. macaca was front pge, lead story, 5 or 6 days running. That's BIG.

clarice

DES MOINES, Iowa A Democratic Congressional candidate from Iowa is canceling a campaign event later this week with Senator John Kerry.
Brucy Braley says Kerry's recent comments about the Iraq war were inappropriate.

Braley is running against Republican Mike Whalen in Iowa's First District congressional race. It's a contest considered to be one of the most competitive House races in the country.

Braley's decision to distance himself from Kerry came as a furor grew from comments Kerry made about the Iraq War during a campaign stop in California on Monday.

Gary Maxwell

Did Kerry say this time "I am reporting for duty" or " I just stepped in the duty"???

I'm confused.

Paul

Someone just posted elsewhere that it looks like ALL of Kerry's future campaign stops have been cancelled. None are listed at his site--just past appearances.

http://www.johnkerry.com/election06/ontheroad/

The Dems are going to try to starve this story of oxygen. Actually, if Kerry had not issued his statement and given the presser, most of old media wouldn't have mentioned it.

Sue

The 5th firefighter in California died. :(

Gary Maxwell

Oh no it aint gonna die that easily. The Am Vets and the VFW will make sure of that. And if he does not show, the Republicans should send the guy in the big yellow chicken costume to every event that he cancels from and then have President Bush makes some remarks about the chicken showing up instead of another not to bright but very chicken. That will get it the juice it needs to keep flowing.

Gary Maxwell

the Captain piles on:


I visited a kindergarten classroom earlier in the day and told the children that if they listened to their teachers and parents and cleaned up well after fingerpainting, they would succeed in life -- otherwise they'd end up as a Senator from Massachussetts. And Lord knows how embarrassing that can get.

On second thought, which Senator from Massachusetts?

Extraneus

It's that darned self-awareness system again. He never could face the success of the Swifties without blaming it on his reluctance to respond forcefully and immediately, so now he's adamant that that ain't gonna happen again. Only that ain't what happened in the first place. :-)

RebeccaH

Actually, Kerry's stupid remark was a step up from calling our soldiers war criminals, as he did in the 70's. So he's gradually modifying his views. By 2030, he might even have something nice to say about them.

Neo

At least he didn't say ..

“You know, education, if you make the most of it, if you study hard and you do your homework, and don't get caught cheating at Harvard, uh, you, you can do well. If you don’t, you get stuck as senior Senator from Massachussetts.”

owl

Barone told Colmes he was full of baloney.

Still laughing. The most excited I have ever seen Barone and he had to shout over Colmes to do it.....and he said it more than once.

They also had McCain and I thought that was the most amazing thing (not my favorite). I watched McCain seem to almost campaign for Kerry on MSNBC until convention time. I hated how he treated the Swifties. Ding...ding...I think he finally got it! Yep, by George....I believe a lightbulb went off and he even talked about Kerry's 1971.

Neo

Charles Rangel's call for a draft, HR.163, came to the floor of the House and that was actually voted on, indicating that the draft was for "active duty and reverse" components of the military.
I assume that a reverse component would be in charge of retreats and surrenders (has a French flair to it), and has that John Kerry "nuance" to it.

Bruce Hayden

The absurdity is that it most likely was a mistake. We all make them, and someone who talks publically as much as Kerry does, invariably is going to make some along the way.

But Kerry being Kerry, couldn't own up to it, and admit that he made a mistake, and, so, dug himself that much deeper.

I should add that Kerry obviously thinks that he is a lot smarter than most anyone else does any more, and probably also thought that he could talk his way out of this.

BTW, thanks for all the great comments and one liners above. It was one of the more enjoyable threads I have read for quite a while.

centralcal

Greetings everyone - been an avid reader of your posts here for awhile, but never a poster.

Thanks to all of you (and that schmuck JFK) for all the laughs today.

Also, I am a big fan of Clarice - read all of her articles at AT.

arrowhead

"The absurdity is that it most likely was a mistake. We all make them, and someone who talks publically as much as Kerry does, invariably is going to make some along the way."

The only "mistake" was that Kerry actually told the truth about how he views those who serve in the military and he got caught.

clarice

Thanks, centralcal..We'd beam you aboard formally but we all laughed so hard today, we're still gasping for air.

maybeit'sfunnierinfrench

If it were a joke, you are suggesting, as is Kerry, that Kerry was playing the punchline “You get (us) stuck in Iraq” for laughs. Think about that for a second. Quite the kneeslapper no? Read the full quote:

“You know, education, if you make the most of it, if you study hard and you do your homework, and you make an effort to be smart, uh, you, you can do well. If you don’t, you get stuck in Iraq.”

Is it really even imaginable that Kerry was saying to these kids that … If you don’t make the most of education, you will become president and get the nation involved in a protracted war?

We are left to conclude that Kerry thinks very little of the education of John F. Kennedy, who “got us stuck” in Vietnam (hahaha). Wonder what the senior senator of Massachusetts thinks of Kerry’s laugh line?

Syl

There's really an irony here I think. The Dem people showing up on cable defending Kerry all say that, well, Kerry isn't running for anything. This is about individual house races.

But the dems have been trying to make this election all about Bush--who, ahem, isn't running for anything either!

So now we can fight 2004 all over again--and that's a heckuva lot more fun!

Sara (Squiggler)

Well, I for one, haven't has so much fun in a long time.

Sara (Squiggler)

*** HAD *** so much fun. Yikes! I'm tired or having a sugar crash or something.

I answered the door tonight 127 times and had 4 times as many trick or treaters. Whew! The costumes this year were fantastic, although I'm not sure I approve of 13 and 14 year olds dressing up as Playboy Bunnies. Lots of pretty princesses, Sponge Bob, Wonder Woman, Tinker Bell, Spider Man, ghouls, witches, great looking vampires and the best of all, a beautiful geisha girl in full makeup and a silk kimono that looked like the real thing.

JM Hanes

Neo:

"I assume that a reverse component would be in charge of retreats and surrenders "

ROTFLMAO -- Again!

jack

The boy-man pres and the repugs have been trying to draw attention away from Iraq for weeks and they were almost successful until they decided to jump on Kerry for his botched joke. Thank you JFK.

jack

"Tomorrow he's in Penn. campaigning with Casey. If he is bumped, it's a story; if he goes and Casey doesn't distance himself from Kerry's remarks(and money), it's a story; if he does distance himself, it's a story."

Wrong. Kerry will now be given a huge audience and platform to attack the failed foreign policy of the boy-man and you can bet he will make the most of it. Suckers!

Syl

jack

Yep, that's the DUmmies theory. LOL

Oh, take a look at Kerry's upcoming schedule. Wiped clean. He gets no platform anywhere.

But there will be calls for apologies for the next few days.

Heh.

jack

"But there will be calls for apologies for the next few days.'

And everytime there is such a call the media will be looking for comments from Kerry. Maybe you should write Being a Dummy for Dummies book.

clarice

Jack. I am reasonably certain the Dem leadership has whisked him away to an undisclosed location, bound and gagged him and will not release him until after the election.
But I hope you are right, and that jackass is on the front pages for the next week.

M. Simon

He couldn't find his solid waste evacuation unit if his head was buried in it. And it is.

The Words Speak for Themselves

Patton

Kerry says we are all crazy if we think he would ever put down the troops fighting in Iraq:

Hmmmm
John Kerry, Face the Nation:

"""And there is no reason, Bob, that young American soldiers need to be going into the homes of Iraqis in the dead of night, terrorizing kids and children, you know, women, breaking sort of the customs of the – of – the historical customs, religious customs," Kerry

SO NOW THE TROOPS GO AROUND TERRORIZING PEOPLE AS WELL.

Patton

What's the big deal, the simple fact that American military personnel were forced to join the military because they were poor or stupid is well known in the Democrat cloakroom and the Democrat party as a whole.

This is no secret, Kerry was just being himself, being a geniune person for once and he gets attacked for it.

Bob

Good Morning!

Well I normally don't advocate "pushing" a poll, but I think we should all go over and give our vote at AOLnews.
http://articles.news.aol.com/news/_a/president-seizes-on-kerry-comments/20061031130009990004?ncid=NWS00010000000001>

President Seizes on Kerry Comments
Bush Uses Senator's 'Botched Joke' to Push for GOP Votes

as of 5:29am this morning:

How do you view Senator Kerry's remark?
A deliberate insult 55%
A botched joke 34%
I'm not sure 11%
Total Votes: 22,781

Extraneus

A lot of people must be reading these comments, Bob!

Same after 7,500 more votes:

A deliberate insult 55%
A botched joke 35%
I'm not sure 10%
Total Votes: 30,170

Extraneus

Kerry Smart. It's a smart like no other.

Patton

You notice how quickly the Lamestream media steps up and tries to defend Kerry.

If Kerry were a Republican, every Republican would be asked in every public appearance to repudiate him and it would continue for weeks. Thats how the media sets the agenda.

bubarooni

Bob,

Did my part!

However, I quibble with the phrasing of the answer 'A Deliberate Insult'. I don't think he was deliberately insulting anybody. He was, as Patton alluded to above, just stating what passes for a worldview of the left.

Everyone knows the smart kids go to college, get a degree in Social Sciences and then WORK for the government. They don't FIGHT for it. That's just for the dumb kids with nowhere else to go.

It is the top story of the morning on Headline News. Wonder if it'll have legs all day?

Ill Kim

[Originally posted by Dale in Atlanta at Seixon.com, 31 October 2006]

Traitor, seditionist, liar, fraud, fake, elitist, Leftist, Anti-American, that pretty much sums up John Ker....Hmmmmmm....wait a second..."anony.....Hmmmmmmmmmm, wait a Minute....maybe, just maybe.....Hmmmmmmmmmm, "anonymous" ISN'T "Jason Leopold" after all, he's John Kerry!

That EXPLAINS all his delusions........

THAT'S IT!

Sure do have the same personality, and same background, "French Philosophers"; this is MORE than a coincidence.....

Ah SHUCKS; I just remembered, John Kerry has actually BEEN somewhere, and DONE something; we KNOW FOR SURE that DOESN'T apply to "anonymous", he's been too busy peering out thru his search engine and keyhole, to actually serve his country, or anything so plebian as that!

Sorry, my original description stands, it's for "anonymous" though, NOT John Kerry, he's just a plain asshole...

Oh my, I'm in trouble, I left the "e" out of PlebEian, OH MY GOD, I'm as DUMB as John Kerry now, because, because my grades in college were actually just a tad HIGHER than his 71% aveage!

Shucks....

DOUBBLE DAMNN, NOWW I"MM really biig trrouble, I'm spellling evverything WRONNG!

Ah well, that's what happens when you're drunk on the power of the MCA and Patriot Act, and the new John Warner bill; I'm so happy I can send all those ALIENS, like "anonymous" and "Shaman" to Gitmo, I'm just DRUNK on POWER!

Man, it's nice.......

"anonymous":

Pssssssssst: BWAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHH!

MORON!

Add your Leftist traitor buddy "Trey" to your little cabal of MORONS!

Pitiful, paranoid, little sophist.

"anonymous": STILL wanna see my Legion of Merit, you little punk?

(through the tears and sniffles..) "..memememem you don't have a Legion of Merit...memememem, C'mon, pronouce 'Jacque Derrida' over the Blog for me now.....mememememe....mannequin is Flemish 'dopey', I just corrected your FRENCH when you spelled it MANNEKEN....memememememe.."

BWAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!

I'm SUPERIOR to you ALL, I really AM, because, because, ...ngggg.ngngngn....waaahhh, I'm superior to you ALL, because I ...waaaah, sniffle, boohoo, I'm superior because I study FRENCH PHILSOPHISTRY, I REALLY AM!, I'm superior, waaaggggahh momma, because I SAY so, and you all have to listen to ME, or I'll take my ball and go home, and I'm gonna tell my mommy, waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaghhhhh; and I'll take my Google and go home too, sniffle, sob, waaagghhh, Che and Castro and Saddam, and Stalin, and Lenin, and Marx and Hitler and Mussolini, and Ezra Pound, and Celine and Derrida are ALL my HEROES because they HATE JEWS, and I worship them all, and I'm superior because I say so, and ngggnennngmommahelpmethebigbadBushistakingmycivillibertiesawayfrommebecauseI'mtoocowardlytowearauniformandprotectmyownrightsandeveryonepicksonmebecauseIhaveaninferioritycomplex...

BWAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!

Bob

bubarooni... I think the term "A Deliberate Insult" was simply used as an exaggeration to keep folks from voting that way. AOL has a liberal bias, and I think this is a good example of trying to keep the negative votes to a minimum. This is the same crap they pull with poll questions.

Now having said that, I think anybody who's heard Kerry's anti Military comments over the years, will see this gaff as just fitting into the a pattern... was it deliberate? Well not in the true sense of the word, but I do believe it is typical of his resentment of the military in general. I would hope that deep down he must know what a sniveling coward he is, and like most of his ilk, he'll do everything he can to criticize what he knows he'll never be... Brave and Honest!

Jane

Kerry went to Yale not Harvard. And one can only hope he will now come back to MA and devote all his energy to the Governor's race.

PeterUK

"Rove saved his October surprise

I wonder how Rove gets Kerry to say this stuff. He's a bloody GENIUS!"

Same way you get a sock puppet to say stuff,it's a dirty job but somebody has to do it.

Bob

Kerry is on the Imus show, apparently making a bigger fool of himself. A friend just emailed me this:

Imus said 5 times "I'm begging you to stop" and then cut Kerry off announced his name and went to a commercial. Kerry sounded exhausted with no personality or sense of humor and kept rambling his bullshit.
hit and run

H&R -- I had to highlight your comment:

He's very thin-skinned. When he shot himself in the ass with a rice grain he considered himself badly wounded.
I can't say I blame him for taking that wound very seriously. Think how close it came to inflicting brain damage.

Posted by: hit and run | October 31, 2006 at 01:01 PM


as the best one so far today on any blog I've linked to.

Posted by: Squiggler | October 31, 2006 at 01:19 PM

Thank you Sara - and clarice...

Having to head home for the halloween festivities - I did not get to include the obvious closure to that statement.

Ahem...
I can't say I blame him for taking that wound very seriously. Think how close it came to inflicting brain damage.

Ohhhh, wait. That explains it. He was brain damaged in that incident.

OK folks - let's cut ol' Kerry some slack. We're dealing with a special needs case here.

jerry

My feeling is that the WH wanted to shift attention away from their abandoning the search for that kidnapped US soldier in Sadr City (per the decision of Maliki), as well as clearly wanting to pound Kerry and obscure his critique of W.

Bob

Yeah Jerry, it's amazing how he (Rove)got Kerry to stick his foot in his mouth for 3 days running. When will you moonbats ever wake up? And why is it always someone else's fault?

So "Kerrying On"... the man is toast... I'll hate to see him go!

hit and run

Sara, grrrrrreat round up at Squiggler!!!!!!

But......now what am I going to do all day? I cleared my schedule to have fun reading all the Kerry stuff out there - but your blog cut that time down to about 15 minutes.

Sigh. I guess I'll just have to sit here and try and come up with more jokes.

Or actually work. Double sigh.

:)

Bob

...more Kerrying On

http://www.thebostonchannel.com/news/10204420/detail.html>Marine's Family Urges Kerry To Learn More About Military
Senator's Comments About Iraq, Troops Draw Criticism

Second Lt. Joshua Booth died on Oct. 17. His mother said that what makes Kerry's words so offensive is that they come one day after Kerry called the family to offer condolences.

"We did appreciate the call. I am appreciative of anyone who reaches out to me and to then turn around and say something that is so totally incorrect," Booth said.

As to whether Kerry should apologize, Booth said that Kerry needs to do more to make amends.

"In addition to apologizing, he needs to learn a little bit about what our men and women in the military are actually made up of," Booth said. "We don't want to send that kind of signal, that you only go into the military if you are not good at anything."

Who would have though Kerry could be a bigger loser than Gore?

Dale in Atlanta

Tom & JOM Readership:

This is the REAL Dale in Atlanta again!

Again, apologies warranted, the TROLL from Seixon's blog is back, as you can see by the "Lill Kim" Troll posting above!

This is not Kim, nor I posting, this is "anonymous" from Seixon's Blog, and he has been over here under "Rick Ballard", "anonymous", "U I", and probably others.

This stuff has no place here, and we really have not idea, the Real "kim" and I, nor Seixon, what he thinks he is accomplishing by coming over here, and posting this crap!

He's beyond pathetic, he's lost every single "discussion" he's started over at Seixon's, and he gets so frustrated, like the juvenile that he is, he has to lash out somehow...

Too bad Tom can't ban IP's...he's beyond contempt....

Sigh.........

hit and run

Bob - There HAS to be an apology coming out of this. Seriously.

Joshua Booth's mom is obviously crazy. She is republican hack out to swift boat him.

It is she who owes him an apology.

John Kerry says so.

Howie dean

Whats great for Kerry and us Democrats is the troops are all too stupid to understand he was putting them down.

Patton

Having served in the military, I guess I am just too stupid or just lazy to understand how Kerry's comment was somehow directed at Bush.

Bush completed his education.

Bush had better educational scores then Kerry.

Bush served in the military.

The students Kerry was addressing mostly hav not served, and had not completed their education.

So I don't see how he could be talking about Bush unless he said:

I want to talked about education, you see if you get good SAT scores, complete your degree and graduate with a Harvard MBA you'll someday get our military bogged down in a country like Iraq.

Bob

boy H&R you had me going there for a minute. After reading "Real" Dale's post, I thought the body snatchers had gotten you too!

I waiting for Kerry to up the anti, whereby unless you have 3 medals in less than 10 weeks of combat you can't question his patriotism or courage, or intellect, or shoe size, or hair do, or... or... or...

Patton

Actually meeting between Kerry and military family:

Mom: Hi Senator, this is my son Scott, he volunteer for the 1st Armoured Division.

Kerry: I am so sorry for you, what happened, couldn't get out of high school ehh, what was in dope?

Mom: Oh no sir, he graduated high school, and went to Virginia Tech.

Kerry: I know I hear this alot, what happened he get drunk and raped and terrorized some girl. Judge forced him into
comabt, I wish there was something I could do.

Mom; Oh, you miss understand, he graduated with honors and voluntered to join the Army.

Kerry: Madam. you don't need to tell me
about service. Have you seen my medals...I was in Vitenam.
So tell me son, what's the deal here, getting some cushy assignment? Your Dad
in business with the SEC DEF? Gonna sit behind a desk and punch your card toward a future political office?

Soldier: No sir, I volunteered for Iraq, I leave next week with my men. We come from a family that believes in serving their country.

Kerry: I am sorry ma'am, what heppened, he get too close to the wood splitter? Took a piece of oak to the head or something?

Mom: He's just a good man, a good soldier and good American Senator.

Kerry: Well, he's just lucky he's not hispanic, those guys have it bad I'll tell you...I need to meet me oneof those, practice up on my language skills for the next El presidente' run.

Mom: Have a good day Senator......
........
.......

IDIOT

hit and run

Bob:
boy H&R you had me going there for a minute.

Yeah, I wanted to link to each part of the statement (crazy, republican hack) to where Kerry actually made those statements, but I got lazy.

Patton, Bravo. Double Bravo.

Patton

Well between Kerry's comment and Al Gores comment about the 'extra Y chomosome crowd', that pretty much explains the Navy.

Signed,
Former Ai Force

Sue

"Enough is enough. We're not going to stand for this," Kerry said. "We are going to stay in their face with the truth.

You have a mouse in your pocket, Senator? The 'we' you referred to? They canceled their appearances with you.

::grin::

Dale in Atlanta

I wonder if our Pro-Jihadi, Idol Worshipping Leftists, like "anonymous" and "Trey" and "Shaman" could stomach the TRUTH in his little document, by Dr. Walid Phares:

http://counterterrorismblog.org/site-resources/images/JISS%20article%20Mutant%20Jihad%5B1%5D.pdf


No, I guess not, it doesn't blame the United States for everything EVIL in the world, and it tells the TRUTH about the Jihadis; ignore them, I think the rest of you Sane people, will find it very enlightening!

hit and run

Stay on your toes. Don't misunderestimate Kerry.

That is, don't misunderestimate his ability to misunderestimate his ability to undermine the election from dems......

From Mario Loyola over on the Corner:

If Kerry remains true to form, he will have 70 crisis cell-phone conversations about this with advisers, Clinton aides, and family relations, until deciding — on November 5 or 6 — to deliver his apology, thereby putting the whole story back in the headlines at the precise moment that nobody cares anymore
Patrick R. Sullivan

'13 and 14 year olds dressing up as Playboy Bunnies'

Uh...how exactly is that possible?

Sue

I did not know there was a 'quote of the day' or I would have sent H&R's post in.

It is better than the ones they http://www.nerepublican.com/index.php/2006/11/01/quote-of-the-day-135/>chose.

SunnyDay

Big showdowns about this on F&F - shouting each other down. How much do they pay them to put on these shows??

Sue

What is F&F?

Gary Maxwell

Harold Ford publicly states that Kerry needs to apologize. How thick a head must you have to drag your party over a cliff simply cuz you are too arrogant and prideful to apologize? Of course I hope he keeps it up. Maybe a session with Olberman would be the ticket.

SunnyDay

F&F = Fox and Friends

Sue

Sunny,

Thanks.

Gary Maxwell

VDH with comments that surely would sting for a long time, if Kerry only had the intellect to understand how little this makes him look:

Kerry surely must be one of the saddest Democratic liabilities around. Some afterthoughts about his latest gaffe, which is one of those rare glimpses into an entire troubled ideology. . . . Today, Democrats must be wondering why they have embraced an overrated empty suit, and ostracized a real talent like Joe Lieberman."

hit and run

Let's imagine Kerry's next media statement, shall we...

Listen, I have been receiving a number of messages from people in the military upset by what I said. Again, it was a botched joke about Bush and not an indictment of the intelligence or education of our troops. Jeesh, if they can't see that, then you know, their education, they didn't make the most of it, they didn't study hard and didn't do their homework, and didn't make an effort to be smart, uh, they haven't done well. And since they obviously didn’t, well you can see how they got stuck in Iraq.
Gary Maxwell

Aha! the military is really making Kerry's point for him! Just like they say on the Guiness commercials, "Brilliant." H & R you are on a roll.

Lindy

I do admire all the Republican elitists who never served, in fact who bent over backwards NOT to serve, now showing that extreme courage to distort the words of a man who has spent his career working for veterans.

God forbid we discuss the bloody mess they blundered into in Iraq, or the 103 American sons who were killed there just this month - for absolutely nothing but political cover for cowards who can't take responsibility.

God forbid we deal with reality. Just keep guffawing and enjoying your tax cuts while another batch of young Americans are buried, ignored by their president and an even larger batch goes home to a life of disability, while Republicans find new and creative ways to cut their benefits.

Lindy

I do admire all the Republican elitists who never served, in fact who bent over backwards NOT to serve, now showing that extreme courage to distort the words of a man who has spent his career working for veterans.

God forbid we discuss the bloody mess they blundered into in Iraq, or the 103 American sons who were killed there just this month - for absolutely nothing but political cover for cowards who can't take responsibility.

God forbid we deal with reality. Just keep guffawing and enjoying your tax cuts while another batch of young Americans are buried, ignored by their president and an even larger batch goes home to a life of disability, while Republicans find new and creative ways to cut their benefits.

Gary Maxwell

Dana Milbank, Washington Post: "Well, of course it's manufactured. It's sort of this made-for-Fox-News Halloween thriller. It only runs in even years, but Karl Rove casts some spell, John Kerry turns into the Grim Reaper, and the Democrats all look as if they've seen a ghost."

think Milbank was wearing his dayglow orange vest while speaking. But he does worship at the altar of the God Karl. LOL

Gary Maxwell

Lets see if I have got this right, if you are a gay but dont announce it, and of course also a Republican congressman you should resign and every one that served with you should be voted out of office, but if you are below average intelligence Democrat Senator with a big mouth and an enormous ego you should be given a total pass for your own hateful words which you refuse to apologize for.

Check I got. So do a lot of voters.

Great Banana

I'm to lazy to read all of the comments, but I had a thought that I have yet to see addressed (but may be in the comments).

If Kerry's "joke" was, if you don't study hard and get educated, you will lead us into Iraq (i.e., be a bad president in his estimation), then isn't he really putting himself down?

After all, Kerry went to the same college as Prez Bush - Yale - and had lower grades. And, Bush went on to graduate school while Kerry did not.

Thus, if Kerry's corrected joke is what he says it is, he has basically stated that he himself is not fit to be president, as he himself obviously did not study as hard as President Bush did while at Yale, and that he himself is less educated than Pres. Bush.

Or, am I missing some nuance that explains this simple contradiction?

- GB

Sue

Just keep guffawing

Funny thing, the same military that Kerry scorned are coming up with the most hilarious guffaws of all.

clarice

He did go to law school. I think the argument if one accepts his botched joke is if you blow off college you'll be President.

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Gen McInerney has called for Kerry's resignation. Some Mass residents are beginning a recall petition. He is poison on the campaign trail and certainly will never be the party's nominee. What a fit end to the political career of this arrogant poseur.

hit and run

Great Banana:
I'm to lazy to read all of the comments


“You know, reading JOM, if you make the most of it, if you study hard and you do your homework, and you make an effort to be smart, uh, you, you can do well. If you don’t, you get stuck in Kosistan.”

Jane

On the local (Massachusetts) morning news this morning they reported that they took a poll and 80% of people polled said Kerry should apologize.

clarice

And that's Massachusetts!

Jane

That is bloody amazing!

Lindy

Here's the point, wingnuts: We were taken to war by a REPUBLICAN administration, made up almost exclusively of draft dodgers and elitists, not one of whom had ever seen combat. To date, almost 3000 fine Americans have been killed and thousands more destroyed for life to serve a botched policy that a REPUBLCAN administration failed to implement, despite it being a war of their own choosing. This same REPUBLICAN administration has failed to provide any plan for success and has in the meantime cut veterans benefits, veterans programs, programs to help military families and even allowed active servicemen to be gouged by the usurers who have this Congress in their pockets.

And you would like the voters to focus on the inelegant phrasing of John Kerry, an actual combat veteran, who has devoted more time than any Senator to helping the veterans who mostly aren't even his constituents or supporters?

No wonder the country is chomping at the bit to throw you bastards the hell out.

Sue

No wonder the country is chomping at the bit to throw you bastards the hell out.

Okay. And that still won't change that Kerry is a moron. ::grin::

Gary Maxwell

CNN is more liberal than Massachusetts? Wow. their poll with their own wording has about 55% saying it was a deliberate statement. Slightly different so I guess you could reconcile that by saying it wasn't deliberate, but you should apologize anyway. An apology is so easy, and the only thing holding him back is his pride (and of course the virulent strain of BDS).

clarice

Powerline notes the media is sitting on this.
The Washington Macaca Post buried it on page A8 and in most of the papers cited you have to really search to find out what Kerry said.

Michael Novak in today's NRO says he predicts a Rep pick up in the midterms, that this has become for many voters a referendum on the media and they are pissed off about their DNC megaphoning and distortions.

SunnyDay

Please do not feed the tragically BDS-afflicted troll. :P

Jane

YOu know we really will have to thank John Kerry for making the week prior to the election so much fun for us.

Jane

Powerline notes the media is sitting on this.

Fox coverage is wall to wall. Amy looked for it on all three local stations before 7 this morning and they all had it, and two were negative. That is simply unheard of around here.

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