Kerryism of the Day.

The senator's caveats and curlicues.
June 25 2004 8:35 AM

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

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"So I think, all in all, there is a more effective way to 1 fight what is a war on terror. 2 3 4"

Washington Post interview, May 28, 2004

[1]quote

[2] But remember to sell it to

[3] —"sell it" is the wrong word—

[4] you've got to describe it to America properly.

Verbatim:

So I think, all in all, there is a more effective way to—quote—fight what is a war on terror. But remember to sell it to—"sell it" is the wrong word—you've got to describe it to America properly.

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