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September 24, 2004

“Meme War” Update

Bush’s Version of Kerry
Old Meme:
Kerry the flip-flopper
Latest Meme:
Kerry the flip-flopper
Latest Commercial:
“Windsurfing” (link)
Latest Quote:
“You can’t lead the war on terror if you wilt or waver when times are tough.”

Kerry’s Version of Bush

Older Meme:
Bush: Too Pessimistic
Old Meme:
Bush: Bad Decision Maker
New Meme:
Bush: Out of touch with reality
Latest Commercial:
“Different Story” (link)
Latest Quote:

“George Bush retreated from Fallujah and other communities in Iraq which are now overrun with terrorists and threaten our troops. …And even today, he blundered again saying there are only a handful of terrorists in Iraq. I think he’s living in a make believe world.”


What’s that story about Kerry in Vietnam? He turned the boat around and headed back into the line of fire?

Whether it’s on the advice of the Clinton team, his own instinct, or a combination, Kerry seems to have decided he will live or die by confronting Bush on Iraq. It’s the method he’s adopted, however, that is so swift. Finally, the light is trained exactly where it belongs– on Bush’s character, and his need to define reality on his own terms.

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