The Corner

Re: Kerry On Gma

If I were a Kerry adviser, I’d be depressed this morning. Diane Sawyer set up Kerry with a nice photo of his proud papa looking on at young Kerry, and Kerry mumbled an inarticulate answer. If you can’t ace that, what can you ace? For everyone who watched Kerry muddle everything yesterday, the funniest answer today was Kerry insisting he’s been “very clear” on Iraq.

But what struck me today is how desperately the press avoids Tuh-ray-za and what a never-ending gaffe machine she is. Sawyer noted she suggested Bush would spring an Osama October Surprise, and Kerry was allowed to just plead that she was a “truth teller.” Dan Quayle must seethe when he sees what that woman gets away with saying on the stump…

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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