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Strength=Subsidies

The Kerry campaign is Xeroxing a Clinton tactic again, proposing to create the “Father Mychal Judge Fund — named for the chaplain of the New York City Fire Department who died delivering last rites on September 11 — to hire up to 100,000 new firefighters and provide the equipment necessary to ensure that our heroes are always prepared.” Federally funded firefighters. No wonder the firefighters union loves Kerry. But it doesn’t make him suddenly strong on defense, just talented at pork-barrel politics.

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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