Kerryism of the Day
The senator's caveats and curlicues.
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Question: Are you already thinking about a contested-state strategy?
"Yes. But I'm not thinking about it because of the contested state issue. I'm thinking about it because I want to guarantee that every vote is counted in America."
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Will Saletan covers science, technology, and politics for Slate and says a lot of things that get him in trouble.
Photograph of John Kerry by Marc Serota/Reuters.