Friday, September 10, 2004

NBC included questions about the documents' authenticity in their 6:30 pm broadcast. ABC News updated their web site faster.

A few days ago Susan Estrich, Dukakis's campaign manager promised lots of lies and dirty tricks. Maybe this is the first one to surface.

Or maybe it will be Texas National Guardsmen for Truth, who can explain exactly what George W. Bush was doing while John Kerry was putting his life on the line. So far, all W. can do is come up with dental records to prove that he met his obligations. Perhaps with money on the table, or investigators on their trail, we will learn just what kind of wild and crazy things the president was doing while Kerry was saving a man's life, facing enemy fire and serving his country.

Boy, that's pretty close, isn't it? She doesn't come right out and say that they are going to manufacture lies but she sure implies it. This could really backfire for the Democrats if it is proven.

Oliver North wrote an open letter to John Kerry. It's pretty strong.

As usual, you have it wrong. You don't have a beef with President George Bush about your war record. He's been exceedingly generous about your military service. Your complaint is with the 2.5 million of us who served honorably in a war that ended 29 years ago and which you, not the president, made the centerpiece of this campaign.


But that's not really the problem, either. The trouble you're having, John, isn't about your medals or coming home early or getting lost -- or even Richard Nixon. The issue is what you did to us when you came home, John.

When you got home, you co-founded Vietnam Veterans Against the War and wrote "The New Soldier," which denounced those of us who served -- and were still serving -- on the battlefields of a thankless war. Worst of all, John, you then accused me -- and all of us who served in Vietnam -- of committing terrible crimes and atrocities.

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