The Corner

Misguided Kerry

Steven Pearlstein, a fairly liberal reporter and columnist in the Washington Post business section, surprises this morning:

“The critical issue of the presidential campaign is not jobs, or the deficit, or even the war in Iraq. The issue is credibility: which candidate can lead the country by telling the truth about where we are and where we need to go. And in that context, the efforts of John Kerry’s team to portray the economy as being in terrible shape, and President Bush as being the Herbert Hoover of his era, are badly misguided.”

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...


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