Kerry Out in '08, But Wins Contest of Ideas
By now we all know John Kerry has decided not to run for President in 08.
My own feelings are mixed, which is why I couldn't bring myself to post immediately. I'm hugely disappointed Kerry won't be President, but in many ways I think he made the right decision for ‘08. It would have been incredibly hard to repeat as the Democratic nominee and in the end John may be right, he can do more NOW to end the
Much like Al Gore, Kerry is now completely free to speak his mind about the issues without the media spinning each word as some '08 position statement. While Kerry will eventually play a big role in the Democratic Party's '08 chances with his johnkerry.com email list and fundraising efforts, he is now free to focus on
AND, perhaps more important for
- -American Foreign Policy is re-focusing on international treaties and cooperation.
- -Global warming is commonly accepted as fact now, even by the Bush Administration
- -Stem Cell research is favorably viewed by a majority of Americans
- -National health care is being discussed and promoted by Republicans and Corporations
is a major topic of discussion for both parties Independence
Clearly John Kerry’s priorities in ’04 have become the priorities of Americans going forward. Thank you, John, for leading us into the future.
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As for this blog, I’m not yet sure what will happen. I’d like to focus my attention on global warming and alternative energy solutions, so I may start something new down the road.
Thanks to all who visited and posted here.
Let’s turn our challenges into opportunities. Time to get to work! –IFK Editor