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Superman Is His Friend

I think the longer this goes on, the more the smooth and forceful Kerry looks smoothly and forcefully disingenuous. For the whole debate he’s been in policy territory that his Senate record does not remotely support and now he’s tossing around names (McCain, Christopher Reeve) to show his stuff. I hope people can see through that.

I still think he’s been a better debater and stylistically better than the President tonight, but Bush is genuine and that should come through with voters.

John Hillen, a former assistant secretary of state, is the James C. Wheat Professor in Leadership at Hampden-Sydney College’s Wilson Center for Leadership in the Public Interest, and a member of the NR, Inc. Board of Directors.


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