The Swift Boaters Are Getting Ready
And they’re aiming for Obama.
The new GOP group is still in embryonic form, Republicans strategists say, but it is being led by operatives who ran the 2004 Republican group Progress for America, and will probably be funded at least partly by “alumni” of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, the group that used TV ads four years ago to challenge Kerry’s well-documented heroism in Vietnam.
One Republican strategist familiar with the plans said Republicans expect Senator Barack Obama, who leads rival Hillary Clinton in the Democratic race, to be their opponent and have begun assembling material to turn voters against him.
And, I’m sure, with the same amount of grace and fair play they displayed against John Kerry.Click here for reuse options!
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