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A Near Run Thing

But no-one’s Waterloo. Narrow win for Bush, I reckon, on substance, fairly big win on style. He came across more likeable, more sympathetic and with a nice (and, when it comes to articulacy), necessary line in self-deprecation. When it comes to hunting those votes, Kerry scored plenty of points on economic insecurity, but lost most of them again on economic credibility. On healthcare, Kerry said what he had to. It may be unfair, but that’s still a plus for for him….

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