Will Saletan writes about politics, science, technology, and other stuff for Slate. He’s the author of Bearing Right.
Question: You're going to support $25 billion of emergency spending [for Iraq]. Well, like the $87 billion in the past, will you wait to see how that's going to be funded before you put your final stamp on—
Kerry: I will, obviously. Nobody's going to—12 nobody's going to leave the troops without the things that we need right now.3456789 — Hannity and Colmes, May 13, 2004
I will, obviously. Nobody's going to—if this money is legitimately urgent for the troops, nobody's going to leave the troops without the things that we need right now. But I want to see exactly what the plan is, and I want to see exactly where the money is going, and how much is, in reality, needed. But I'm obviously supportive of the troops, as are every other American.