The Bush Campaign’s latest attack outlines a series of quotes and actions from John Kerry as it relates to the Iraq war. Your political cow is in the process of identifying and validating all other quotes, however, we have found a significant misquote.




The following email was sent to the Bush Campaign, and has since been forwarded to various news outlets:



To whom it may concern,


You have misquoted Senator Kerry in one of your web site’s many attack ads.


http://www.georgewbush.com/KerryOnIraq/Default.aspx


Clicking on the Sept. 2003 entry yields the following quote on your site
(difference in bold print):
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McMANUS: If that amendment does not pass, will you then vote against the $87 billion?


KERRY: I don’t think any United States senator is going to abandon our troops and recklessly leave Iraq to – to whatever follows as a result of simply cutting and running. That’s irresponsible.
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The official Face the Nation transcript:
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/09/15/ftn/main573309.shtml


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McMANUS: If that amendment does not pass, will you then vote against the $87 billion?


KERRY: I don’t think any United States senator is going to abandon our troops and recklessly leave Iraq to whatever follows as a result of simply cutting and running. That’s irresponsible.
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Was your intention to make it seem as though Kerry stuttered? Please correct this error. If I have some time, I’ll check on your other quotes as well.



Subtle and obscure is the method to this madness. We have captured a screen shot of the site in case Bush corrects the misquote and does not admit to it.