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  •  There is one way in which it's the same. (1+ / 0-)
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    But swiftboating is a horrible choice of words to say so.

    In both cases, what was the candidate's strength, or perceived strength, was taken and turned against them in a ju jitsu sort of move.  But yes, as you point out, lies were used to do so in Kerry's case, and the truth in Rmoney's case.

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