Live By The Past, Die By The Past

May 3, 2004 I mentioned John O’Neill’s organization, Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, in Kerry ‘Unfit’, Say Former Military Colleagues. At that time O’Neill’s group claimed to have 19 of the 23 officers who served with Kerry in Vietnam, as well as every commanding officer he ever had, all of whom agreed that Kerry was unfit to be commander-in-chief.

The group now has ads running in battleground states and a new bestseller. Their message has not changed, but now it will be heard.

In February I predicted that if Kerry made Vietnam a central issue in his campaign it would bite him in the ass. Even with the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth ad and book, Kerry’s anti-war activities have yet to come up, even though February polling showed they would likely hurt him.

Update: Chapter 3 of the bestselling book can be downloaded from Wizbang! here.

Update 2: Don’t forget to read the transcript of the 1971 debate between John Kerry and John O’Neill.

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