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Thursday, January 22, 2004
 
Kerry: The NEW media punching bag.
Now that the national media has successully painted Dean as an erratic emotional train wreck, it's time to trash John Kerry! Here's a couple of choice bits:

"...But while raising $34 million for four Senate races and $23 million in donations through Dec. 31 for his presidential run, he has drawn scrutiny multiple times for his ties to corporate interests...
...Should he win the Democratic nomination, those and other appearances of cozy connections could make it difficult for Kerry to paint President Bush as the candidate of special interests...."

So, this guy has raised 23 million as of 3 weeks ago to run for president and he is "suspect". Mr. Bush, on the other hand, has raised 84 million as of last September--but there's nothing to see there, folks, so just move along...


Of course, as I surfed today I didn't see any mainstream media stories questioning the sources of w's funding. Here's a comparison of Kerry and Bush donations by sector:





Having a hard time figuring out whose is whose? Look at the money scales and it will all become clear. Anyone see any smoking guns yet?
 
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