Skip to comments.Kerry takes page from Gore play book
Posted on 08/22/2004 11:49:29 AM PDT by Ramonan
WHEN NEWS broke in the New Hampshire Sunday News that John Kerry made up the story of Mary Ann Knowles having to work through her chemotherapy for fear of losing her health insurance, deja vu bells went off.
Knowles, the New Hampshire resident and campaign volunteer he cited in his Democratic National Convention acceptance speech and used as justification for his health care plan, didnt work through chemo because of an insurance problem. She kept working because her salary would have been reduced if she had gone on disability a weighty prospect, to be sure. But, her husband told the newspaper, Her coverage is very good. . . Its not something that is a problem with her employer. The newspaper asked Kerry campaign adviser Judy Reardon if she had confirmed the details of the Knowles story, and she replied, When a woman has a mastectomy and goes through therapy, I dont need to double-check on her. What a blow-off.
In 2000, Al Gore pulled this very same stunt in Florida.
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Having ignored the DNC sleepover, I hadn't heard the Mary Ann Knowles story. What turns this into an even bigger laffer is that Kerry and the Dems are so bereft of ideas they steal tactics from previous failed candidates. What part of this picture aren't they getting?
She sure does. Excellent article!
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