I'm just going to repeat what a friend of mine wrote to me because it echoes my own thoughts so closely.
But John Kerry? JOHN KERRY? John Kerry wants to be a "black president"? What in John Kerry's background could POSSIBLY make him think he deserves to be known as a "black president"? If George H. W. Bush could have been labelled the epitome of a non-black president, John Kerry could only be second behind him.
And this is the larger issue that I'm driving at... How "in touch" with the American people can this man really claim to be? That is what they tarred Bush Sr. with, that he was out of touch. And they're trying to do the same with Dubya. But isn't this as big a case of the pot calling the kettle black as there has been in a long time?
In fact, I would propose that if anything, Kerry is MORE out of touch with the American mainstream than Dubya. Let's face it: they are both fabulously wealthy. They both went to Yale. But at least Dubya has spent the majority of his adult life in the marketplace, running successful businesses; Kerry has spent the majority of his life in government, spending other people's money.
Edited by Drew, 03 March 2004 - 11:24 AM.