Kerryism of the Day
The senator's caveats and curlicues.
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Kerry: 1 2 3 I think you ought to have a certain amount of time to collect your own recollections, write your own history 4, but I think it's basically the property of the American people, and it ought to fast be put available in a library 5.
Question: By the way, it makes me want to ask, I read—
—C-SPAN interview, June 3, 2004, on public access to presidential records
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.