A special section on John F. Kerry and his Swift Boat complex, including some psychiatric diagnoses.
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article, “Kerry Yellow” discusses the continuing obsession of the would-be JFK with the truth-telling vets who denied him his rightful place on the world stage. But, did they alone cost him the presidency, as Kerry fantasizes?
p>While the Swifties rightly called Kerry's credentials as a self-proclaimed war hero into serious question, other forces were also at work during the election which converged to render Kerry unelectable and unelected.
p>More than a few Americans, when reminded of the Winter Soldier testimony and its attendant fraud and outright lies about our military, probably remembered John Kerry's hard-to-forget face and reacted negatively to a naval officer who would turn on his comrades and falsely accuse them of daily savagery in front of Congress.
p>Even assuming that Kerry had performed honorably in Vietnam, Americans are all too smart to fall for the premise that serving as a junior grade military officer on a glorified bass boat qualifies one to be Commander in Chief. By that logic, an assistant night produce manager at any Wal-Mart might also claim to be qualified to be CEO of the retail monolith. Americans didn't buy it. Eisenhower and Grant's modest presidencies notwithstanding, a Viet Nam swift boat is not Normandy or Gettysburg.
p>In sum, Kerry can go around making hollow noises about the role of the Swift Boat Veterans in his (and other's) demise, but American voters might well have spotted this phony on their own. Kerry has to find somebody to blame other than himself, which, of course, is where the blame belongs.
BR>Altamont, New York
p>I'm not much on Bible quotations but it seems there's one that fits John Kerry and his crowd perfectly. “Know the truth and the truth shall set you free.” Kerry and his band of merry misfits are afraid of it; the truth. It's what this group fears most, the truth! One more note; will the
ask for Alan Hevesi's resignation over his intemperate remark?