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Just Wondering

Do you think the NYTimes and Kerry camp have an official schedule of which commercial is running which day as a news story. Today’s an “evolution” piece, complete with multiple JFKennedy namedroppings.

His biggest fault seems to be he never took Ray Flynn out for a beer. And the poor guy is a victim of the body the people of Massachusetts sent him too–and the damn Republicans: “If Mr. Kerry’s lack of camaraderie is unusual in a presidential candidate, his difficulties in translating his Senate record into a campaign platform is hardly exceptional. More often than not, sitting senators have a terrible time getting to the White House, in part because it is hard for those who are not legislative leaders to compile a record that is easily summed up on the stump. For half of Mr. Kerry’s time in the Senate, Republicans have controlled the chamber. “