This is precisely the sort of article that will get all the conservatives fuming and hating on the New York Times. But Rich's column, his opinions aside, fact-checks better than anything on 'The O'Reilly Factor.'
Kerry really needs to kick it up a notch. And he can't do it by complaining about Republican tactics. He needs to have his ops-research people digging out every nasty little thing about the Bush Administration and trumpet it to the skies. It should be pretty easy pickings since the Bush Administration is basically a giant ball of nasty, dishonest ploys held together with duct tape.
Hell, he'd do well to challenge Bush to a duel. Tell Dubya he wants to go 'mano a mano', as Dubya challenged his father back in the day.
Oh yeah, and too bad about Clinton's heart, but I think he should have refused calls from Cheney and Bush. "Get well soon?" -- yeah, right. Cheney and Bush need to be unmasked for who they really are -- craven, self-serving, nasty, cynical, and dishonest to the core.
PPS Ask anyone in the Austin TX club scene about the Bush girls. Couple of dumb, drunk, rich skanks.