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Hel'n
10-14-2004, 12:16 PM
ELIZABETH EDWARDS ACCUSES LYNNE CHENEY OF "SHAME" OF HER DAUGHTER, QUESTIONS HER CRITICISM OF KERRY'S MARY CHENEY REFERENCE


ELIZABETH EDWARDS ON ABC RADIO: "She's overreacted to this and treated it as if it's shameful to have this discussion. I think that's a very sad state of affairs… I think that it indicates a certain degree of shame with respect to her daughter's sexual preferences… It makes me really sad that that's Lynne's response."


LYNNE CHENEY AT POST-DEBATE RALLY: "The only thing I could conclude is that this is not a good man. This is not a good man. And, of course, I'm speaking as a mom. And a pretty indignant one. This is not a good man. What a cheap and tawdry political trick."


DICK CHENEY TO NBC AFFILIATE WHO: "I would have said Sen. Kerry was out of line to bring my daughter into it. I thought it was totally inappropriate."


WHAT KERRY SAID: "And I think if you were to talk to Dick Cheney's daughter, who is a lesbian, she would tell you that she's being who she was, she's being who she was born as."


KERRY CAMPAIGN: Senior Kerry aide acknowledges "it was not his best moment," but calls charges that it was inappropriate "ridiculous… The woman is in her thirties. She's public about her sexuality. It was brought up in the last debate. So, what the hell?" ABC News' Marc Ambinder reports…



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DEBATE WIRE FOR TEMPEST IN TEMPE: THIRD AND FINAL PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE, TEMPE, ARIZONA, OCT. 13



THURSDAY PAPERS:


BROWNSTEIN:"This encounter seems unlikely to dent the conclusion that the debates have done far more good for Kerry than for Bush…"


FOURNIER: "On the defensive over job losses and health care woes, President Bush sought Wednesday night to make the campaign a referendum on his rival …"


NAGOURNEY-TONER:See no dramatic moments that would "sharply shift the dynamic" but also write that Kerry "seemed in command as he attacked evenly into the cameras on subjects that his aides have long viewed as his strong suits."


BALZ-VANDEHEI: Play it straight down the middle: "The Democratic nominee charged that the President has compiled a record of failure on the economy and heath care, and Bush accused Kerry of a Senate record that is both out of the mainstream and lacking in accomplishment."


USA TODAY ON GALLUP POLL:"A majority of voters thought Kerry did a better job than Bush in the debate … Fifty-two percent of voters surveyed said Kerry did the better job, compared to 39% who felt Bush did the better job and 8% who felt both performed equally."


BRODER: "Neutral observers — including some who gave Bush a narrow edge — predicted that Kerry would maintain the momentum that has brought him from an underdog's position at the beginning of September to rough parity with the incumbent."


PURDUM: "In a crucible where voters measure the self-confidence, authority and steadiness of the candidates, Mr. Kerry delivered a consistent set of assertive, collected performances. Mr. Bush appeared in three guises: impatient, even rattled at times during the first debate, angry and aggressive in the second, sunny and optimistic last night."


SCHLESINGER-HITT-HARWOOD:"Mr. Bush, criticized for seeming to lose his cool in the first debate, appeared to go out of his way to present a positive demeanor last night … Kerry never lost his composure …"



BUSH AND KERRY TIE IN INSTANT ABC POLL AMONG MORE REPUBLICAN AUDIENCE


KERRY-BUSH 42%-41%


AUDIENCE: 38% REPUBLICAN | 30% DEMOCRAT


AMONG DEMOCRATS WHO WATCHED: 81% say Kerry won…


AMONG REPUBLICANS WHO WATCHED: 73% say Bush won…

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/NotedNow/story?id=156246

Brock
10-14-2004, 12:22 PM
Bush may wish to comment on how fat Lizzie is. It's about as relevant as Cheney's daughter.

KCWolfman
10-14-2004, 12:23 PM
I wonder what Mrs. Edwards comments would be if the following happened

Kerry: We really have no right to legislate traffic and the size of vehicles being produced.

GWB: I wonder what Wade Edwards would be saying about your comment if he was alive today?



I imagine her staged reaction would be much different after meeting with her husband and their cronies.

mlyonsd
10-14-2004, 12:36 PM
If the democrats are worried about the national debt I don't see how they can see Mrs. Edwards and Mrs. Kerry having access to the publicly funded foodbag a good thing.

RINGLEADER
10-14-2004, 12:36 PM
Kerry sure does seem to want to keep the low-point of his debate performance in the news...Like Brock says, it wouldn't be much different if Bush had come back by asking Kerry if Elizabeth Edwards chose to be fat or was just born that way.

Raiderhader
10-14-2004, 12:43 PM
OIL PRICES ABOVE $54


Where the hell is this secret deal between Bush and oil buddies that we heard so much about earlier in the year?

No really, where is it? I am sick of paying nearly two dollars a gallon for gas.

KCWolfman
10-14-2004, 03:16 PM
Where the hell is this secret deal between Bush and oil buddies that we heard so much about earlier in the year?

No really, where is it? I am sick of paying nearly two dollars a gallon for gas.
It is the Octnember surprise, where Osama Bin Hussein comes back from the dead with two new male sons and is formally charged for causing the rising price of oil and they are then crunched and compressed for oil themselves so that we may reap the great benefits while CBS reports the entire thing from our faked moon base on Rodeo Drive in LA.

Raiderhader
10-14-2004, 03:28 PM
It is the Octnember surprise, where Osama Bin Hussein comes back from the dead with two new male sons and is formally charged for causing the rising price of oil and they are then crunched and compressed for oil themselves so that we may reap the great benefits while CBS reports the entire thing from our faked moon base on Rodeo Drive in LA.


Ah.