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Kerry’s New Soldier

I know Kerry served honorably in Vietnam. But does that really exonerate him from any criticism of his record? Whether you’re offended by his anti-war activities or not , I think Kerry’s effort to be on both sides of the Vietnam issue could come back to bite him because it will be perceived as a metaphor for wanting to be on “both sides of every issue” — as the Dean campaign is fond of saying. See the Owens article I linked to below. Or just look at the cover to his book, “The New Soldier.”

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