The Corner

Kerry Vs. Clinton

Kathryn, you’re right that a Kerry Veep announcement this weekend would compete with the Clintonian Restoration.

But, couldn’t that be the goal? Wall-to-wall Clinton doesn’t really do anything for Kerry at this point. It changes the subject, and emphasizes that a previous Democratic administration (and Senate, for that matter) failed to combat al Qaeda effectively or put policies in place to handle a 9/11-style threat.

John Hood is a syndicated columnist and the president of the John William Pope Foundation, a North Carolina–based grantmaker.

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