Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Kerry Fires At Swiftboater

AP Wire | 02/27/2007 | Kerry criticizes Fox at hearing for ambassador post: "WASHINGTON - A Senate hearing that began as a celebration of St. Louis businessman Sam Fox and his qualifications to be ambassador to Belgium turned bitterly divisive Tuesday after Fox was accused of supporting a controversial conservative group.

Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., grilled Fox about why he donated $50,000 to Swift Boat Veterans for Truth during the 2004 presidential race. The group of Vietnam veterans made unsubstantiated allegations against Kerry, the Democratic presidential nominee, and charged that Kerry did not deserve the medals he received in the Vietnam War..."

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