Kerry's Misguided Attack on Bush's Seven Minutes of Reading

Tammy Bruce recently sent an email backing up her discussion on her radio program charging that John Kerry's attack on George Bush indicates that spending seven more minutes projecting calm and reading to children was inappropriate, considering Kerry admitted that prominent Democrats were unable to think for forty minutes.

As evidence she cites this interview with Larry King and this timeline of the attack.

From the interview:

KING: Where were you?
KERRY: I was in the Capitol. We'd just had a meeting -- we'd just come into a leadership meeting in Tom Daschle's office, looking out at the Capitol. And as I came in, Barbara Boxer and Harry Reid were standing there, and we watched the second plane come in to the building. And we shortly thereafter sat down at the table and then we just realized nobody could think, and then boom, right behind us, we saw the cloud of explosion at the Pentagon. And then word came from the White House, they were evacuating, and we were to evacuate, and so we immediately began the evacuation.

And from the timeline:

9:03 a.m.: A second hijacked airliner, United Airlines Flight 175 from Boston, crashes into the south tower of the World Trade Center and explodes...
9:43 a.m.: American Airlines Flight 77 crashes into the Pentagon, sending up a huge plume of smoke. Evacuation begins immediately.

Seems cut and dried to me.

Josh Poulson

Posted Monday, Aug 9 2004 12:49 PM

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The captain of the ship needs to respond much quicker than the deckhand who has no authority.

I guess that is why the ship is sinking.


Posted Wednesday, Aug 25 2004 02:53 PM

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