Thursday, July 29, 2004

Two Subjects The Democrats Don't Want to Talk About

The first is Michael Moore, who has been everywhere at the Boston convention.  No, he's not just a jolly prankster, they take him seriously, and no leading Democrat-- not one, least of all the two men at the top of the ticket-- have disavowed anything Moore has said.  He's their guy, it seems.

With that in mind, go here, where Hugh Hewitt has posted a transcript of Moore's speech to a Democrat group at the convention Wednesday.  Remember, 95% of the delegates there oppose the war completely, although the party platform does not express their view.  At the end of the day, I think Moore really hurts Kerry in many subtle and not-so-subtle ways.

The second subject to be avoided is Kerry's record.  We hear about his Vietnam service ad nauseum, but nothing about his record as a public servant over the last 30 years or so.  Rudy Giuliani highlighted this today very sharply (and, I think, masterfully), as reported in this MSNBC story.

This is going to be one interesting campaign to watch.


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