I Hope He Is Right; I Think He Is
From Victor Davis Hanson:
John Kerry is probably going to lose this election, despite the "Vote for
Change" rock tour, despite Air America, despite Kitty Kelley's fraud hyped on
national media, despite Soros's moveon.org hit pieces, despite Fahrenheit 9-11,
despite the Nobel Prizes and Cannes Film Awards, despite Rathergate and ABC
Memogate, despite the European press, despite Kofi Annan's remonstrations,
despite a barking Senator Harkin or Kennedy, despite the leaks of rogue CIA
Beltway insiders, despite Jimmy Carter's sanctimonious lectures, despite Joe
Wilson, Anonymous, and Richard Clarke — and more. You all have given your best
shot, but I think you are going to lose.
Why? Because the majority of Americans does not believe you. The
majority is more likely to accept George Bush's tragic view that we really are
in a war for our very survival to stop those who would kill us and to alter the
landscape that produced them — a terrible war that we are winning.
When all is said and done, it still is as simple as that.
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