Friday, September 10, 2004


Let us quote you a passage from an email we received this morning, written by Mary Beth Cahill, John Kerry’s campaign manager.

“…make no mistake, George Bush is a skilled debater. In fact, he has never lost a debate in his entire political career.”


Apparently the Democrats are engaging in a novel debate strategy, which is to prepare their supporters for the eventuality that John Kerry is an underdog debater! George W. Bush—a skilled debater?—beat Al Gore all three times?

We at Nader/Camejo 2004 aren’t surprised by this decision, which seems to be in line with their overall strategy of flat-footed campaigning. Central to this runner-up's approach is a blatant disregard for registering minority voters, such as 9 million unregistered African-Americans. It is getting more and more difficult to find examples of a winning strategy on the part of John Kerry’s campaign.

Unlike the Democratic Party, which has grown accustomed to losing over the last ten years at the local, state and national levels and therefore has stopped doing what is necessary to win, the Nader/Camejo Campaign will never relent in our struggle for peace, justice, and politics in the public interest.

The Presidential debates are a sham, more like parallel interviews, and highly exclusionary. That is no reason to inflate the debating skills of the cue-card reliant George W. Bush.

Kevin Zeese


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