Skip to comments.Kerry Supporters: "Laura Bush was Drug Dealer, George W. Bush was Cokehead"
Posted on 09/08/2004 10:11:52 AM PDT by TitansAFC
The John F. Kerry for President campaign and Kerry supporters took aim at First Lady Laura Bush today, claiming in a new book by Kitty Kelly that Laura Bush both sold and smoked marijuana during her days at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. This explosive new allegation signals a new strategy by Kerry supporters to target not only President Bush with charges of drug use in his past, but the First Lady as well.
A newly coordinated strategy by the The Kerry camp will begin this week with week-long media appearances by Kitty Kelly (author of "The Family: The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty," which makes these shocking charges) and Kerry Campaign Vice-Chairman and former Democratic Leiutenant Governor of Texas Ben Barnes. Barnes will charge that he used his influence as Speaker of the Texas House to uncharacteristically get known political opponent and long-time Republican George H.W. Bush's son a job with the Texas National Guard in order to avoid serving in Vietnam.
Another phase of the Kerry strategy involves a relatively new pro-Kerry 527 group called "Texans for Truth" which plans to launch an ad this week in which a lieutenant colonel in the Alabama Air National Guard questions Bush's absence from his National Guard service in Montgomery, Ala. The group says it plans to spend about $100,000 to run the ad.
The ad asks "Was George W. Bush AWOL in Alabama?" and implores: "Tell us whom you served with Mr. President."
This new and well-coordinate Democratic effort to resurrect charges made several times in the past four years signals a U-turn in the Kerry campaign, going back to charges made during the Democratic Convention by DNC Chairman Terry McAuliffe that President Bush was "AWOL" during his Texas Guard service, an allegedly treasonous act. Criticized by fellow Democrats for not being harsh enough, Kerry supporters have unloaded these allegations this week against First Lady Laura Bush and the President in the hopes of damaging the personal credibility of the First Couple.
Charges of prior drug abuse by Laura and George Bush, as well as allegations of treason against the President, will dominate the Democratic talking-points this week with the intent of showing that the Kerry camp is getting serious about going on the offensive in this campaign.
This is so laughable!!
Laura Bush, selling dope? In college? Oh brother, are these nutjobs barking up the wrong tree.
This should backfire nicely. Mrs. Bush has very, very high favorable numbers.
I can promise you going after Laura Bush is NOT smart politics. This is a real loser.
After the election I believe Miss Kitty-Litter will find out what slander means from a legal sense.
Laura Bush -
sold POT -
Kitty needs a shrink.
Neither W nor Laura are making their college years a focus of the campaign. On the other hand, Kerry has made Vietnam a centerpiece of his. Enough said.
I love the smell of DESPERATION in the afternoon!
I wonder if the dems will focus on this much as John Edwards has admitted his drug usee.. and no one has questioned Kerry about it, that I know...
I would love to smoke a doob with the first lady.
This is a joke, right?
Set aside that fact they are pushing more Crap about Bush.
But attacking Laura Bush, who is respected by a MAJORITY of Americans, is going to be a HUGE mistake.
Somehow Laura Bush and the phrase "the first hit is free" just don't go together!
Aunt Bea: Communist.
Kerry is going to lose big time...if this is all he has to campaign with...
Not only that, but the Kelley books supposedly says that Barbara Bush is a WITCH!
Doesn't measure up to back-stabbing the military with falsehoods in front of Congress, that's for sure.
Those Reagan Democrats will recall the name Kitty Kelley very clearly when this book comes out.
Nobody will buy the concept, though they may buy the book.
Wonder how Kennedy can square this after the hatchet job she wrote called Jackie Oh!
Wonder how Ronnie Reagan, Jr., feels like used tissue.
It's pathetic how desperate these people have become. The more of this crap they pull, the deeper their hole becomes.
I understand June Cleaver was a suburbian prostitute too. You don't think Ward made enough money to buy her those pearls do you? lol
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