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    I understand how the vote on the bill unfolded and why kerry voted for and then against (as the saying went).  sorry for being unclear - but what i meant to point out in my post was how the body armor issue was being used against him, rather than how it could have worked for him.  The intricacies of the different versions of the bill and how they would have been financed was too complicated to explain to most people, so kerry ended up looking as if he voted against body armor, rather than voting to fund it with a rollback of tax breaks for the top 2 percent. bush totally took advantage of this, so kerry more or less stayed away from the issue, that's what i meant to say.  my post was not a critique of kerry, rather a statement about how his vote on the bill was being used against him, successfully, i might add, by bush.
    •  I know (none)
      Kerry should have said "I voted for paying for the body armor"

      "The great masses of the people will more easily fall victims to a big lie than to a small one." - Adolf Hitler. Quoted By Bill Moyers 12-17-04

      by Tomtech on Sat Dec 18, 2004 at 04:14:02 PM PST

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