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FOX Wants To Swiftboat John Kerry Again

Reported by Deborah - December 5, 2005

John Gibson and Michael Reagan time tripped back to the "04" campaign tonight using John Kerry to invoke some Swift Boat memories for their viewers. Gibson played a clip of Kerry discussing troop withdrawl on Face The Nation. Out of Kerry's total interview, Gibson picked a short clip of Kerry discussing why it would be better for Iraqi troops to take over. Kerry commented that there is no reason that our soldiers should have to go into Iraqi homes in the dead of night frightening women and children and breaking historical customs because that is something Iraqi forces should do. Gibson and Reagan then twisted this into Kerry accusing our troops of doing horrible things. Does this sound sadly familiar?

A self righteous Reagan jumped in claiming that when he was at Walter Reed Hospital recently, the wounded soldiers were " appalled at things being said about them". Then , of course, he added that Kerry's comment gives aid and comfort to the enemy. Reagan raved that terrorists hide with women and children and the terrorists are the ones who want to kill us.

It seems that Gibson's distortion was not an original idea. One of the right wing sites posted the same quote today around noon with the title Ghenghis Khan Redux.
Then Rush Limbaugh took the reigns claiming that Kerry called our troops terrorists.

This is the start of an organized effort to sytematically go after anyone who speaks out against the war announced by the organization Move America Forward which is the group that went down to Crawford to harass Cindy Sheehan.

comment: Well this is a clear indication of how deeply committed FOXNews is to the doctrine of the radical right. However, this time we're on to them and this time the majority of Americans are repulsed by their sleaze and slime.

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