Kerryism of the Day
The senator's caveats and curlicues.
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Question: Sen. Kerry, your campaign and you were demanding to know whether President Bush had read this National Intelligence Estimate before committing to go to war with Iraq, and it turns out that your staff admitted that you didn't read it either.
—Imus in the Morning, July 15, 2004
I've seen several National Intelligence Estimates. I don't know what they're referring to. I'm not sure what they're referring to. I've seen, over the course of my Senate career, a number of National Intelligence Estimates.
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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 Luke Frazza/Agence France-Presse.