Dems Already Looking to 2006?
Either the Dems are looking to 2006 or John F'ing Kerry has finally gone batshit crazy. Kerry's latest desperation ploy is to claim that Bush has a secret troop call up plan ready for implementation immediately after the election. Outside the Beltway has a good discussion on the story and at best it sounds like Kerry is misrepresenting the already stated intention to called up the Individual Ready Reserve. At worst, he's trying to scare the beejesus out of National Guard families.
Recent polls give Kerry ample reason to be desperate, but I don't see how hysterical rants that he can't prove help him. Is his campaign going to serve up some more forged documents?
My theory is that the Dems have already given up on Kerry and they're looking to the 2006 mid-term elections. They'll have Kerry make all sorts of wild accusations. If they stick now, great. But the real purpose is, for example, to be able to once again claim that "BUSH LIED" if troops are increased and more Guard units are called up any time between November 2004 and the 2006 elections.
Posted by at September 18, 2004 12:15 PM
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I have no doubt the Dems are planning to lose the election this year.
My other favorite recent Kerry moment was when he said something to the effect of, "Doesn't the president read the papers? Doesn't he watch the evening news? Didn't he see Fahrenheit 9/11? Is he talking about the same war in Iraq the rest of us are?"
OK, I made up the F9/11 part, but the rest is pretty close to what he said. So what he's saying is...a president's chief source of information and intelligence is the damn news? Well hell, let's dismantle the FBI, CIA, and all military intelligence, and save the taxpayers a little money then.