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Good Point

An e-mail:

I know you guys analyze these things more than I do (and it’s probably not a new point), but I did find these Kerry comments to be incredible during the debate…

“Well, let me tell you straight up: I’ve never changed my mind about Iraq. I do believe Saddam Hussein was a threat. I always believed he was a threat. Believed it in 1998 when Clinton was president. I wanted to give Clinton the power to use force if necessary.”

Later in the debate answering a question on Iran…

“KERRY: I don’t think you can just rely on U.N. sanctions, Randee. But you’re absolutely correct, it is a threat, it’s a huge threat.

“And what’s interesting is, it’s a threat that has grown while the president has been preoccupied with Iraq, where there wasn’t a threat.”

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