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Friday, October 29, 2004

What Will President Kerry Do?

Alexander Cockburn writes that John Kerry will disappoint his anti-war supporters, if he is elected.

Like Jimmy Carter back in the 1970s, President Kerry will be well aware that what shoe-horned him into the White House was an entirely negative public emotion, hostility to George Bush. Just as Kerry consistently disdained his eager and all-forgiving left supporters before November 2, he'll redouble his public and private displays of rejection thereafter, contemptuously wiping Michael Moore's moist kisses from all his cheeks. The constituencies President Kerry will be eager to placate and to satisfy will be exactly the ones he has courted the whole of this election year: the Neocons in Washington, and the bankers in Wall St.

(From Hit & Run)