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What Everyone Should Know About The Secretive Group Trying To Swift Boat Barack Obama

A secretive right-wing group, Veterans For A Strong America, is attempting to do to President Obama what the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth did to Sen. John Kerry. And they aren’t shy about it. The group’s leader and sole employee, Joel Arends, told Mother Jones, “Yes, it’s the swift boating of the president.” Arends said [...]
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Swift-Boaters Against ... McCain

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (6 years ago)

Two-tour Green Beret Ted Sampley of the 2004 “Swift Boat Veterans for Truth” is now targeting the Republican nominee with the group “Vietnam Veterans Against John McCain.” For some reason, Fox News is less eager to have him on the..... Read Post

Renew America's Promise - or Cancel Our Future Altogether?

US Politics / Liberal : Smirking Chimp (6 years ago)

Never mind ignoring low blows or pulling punches in response, there's a third way for Obama to respond to smears. When the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth attempted to torpedo his presidential campaign in 2004, John Kerry made sense, ... Read Post

John Kerry’s Vietnam Pals Tell T Boone Pickens Show Us The Money

US Politics / Liberal : The Democratic Daily (6 years ago)

Last November Swift Boat Veterans For Truth financier/Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens’ offered to “pay $1 million to anyone who can disprove even a single charge of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth” against John Kerry. Kerry promptl... Read Post

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