Kerryism of the Day.

The senator's caveats and curlicues.
June 17 2004 4:16 PM

Kerryism of the Day

The senator's caveats and curlicues.

What did he say?
What did he say?

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William Saletan William Saletan

Will Saletan writes about politics, science, technology, and other stuff for Slate. He’s the author of Bearing Right.

Question: Is the support for Roe v. Wade a critical point, a litmus test, for any court appointee you would make?

Kerry: 1 Yes.

—C-SPAN interview, June 3, 2004

[1] to the Supreme Court of the United States

Verbatim:

To the Supreme Court of the United States, yes.

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