"The only thing they're going to be thinking about is this politician who's always trying to play every side of every issue, always looking for a way out. He'd be the kind of lawyer always trying to get his clients off on a technicality -- that's what they'll be saying.
Can you hear all the network anchors now? They'll be asking: When's a nominating convention not a nominating convention? Answer: When it's John Kerry's. Bostonians will be asking, if this isn't really a nominating convention, does that mean those roads aren't really closed? Does that mean I can get to my job?
Probably not, but that's beside the point. You've somehow managed to tick off half the free world -- the Democratic half. Look at Tom Menino. He heard about your plan by reading a wire service story at 3 o'clock Friday afternoon. Have a good weekend, mayor. He was running around town for the next two days grousing that he feels like a glorified 'janitor.'
Actually, I think he meant concierge. He's got politicos across America calling him for restaurant recommendations and hotel reservations, but neither of his home state senators bothered telling him that the nominating convention that he fought so hard to land may not actually include a nomination."
Tuesday, May 25, 2004
Globe - McGrory Joins the Chorus Pleading with Kerry
When the bad guys are fighting each other, let them fight. He lands a few punches here. In Knock it off, and accept he writes: