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Apparently, Kerry has now switch position on foreign leaders endorsing US Presidential candidates. In a blatant display of hypocrisy, Kerry wags his old finger at any foreign leader that endorses Bush. In fact, Kerry now thinks foreign leaders should not endorse American Presidential Candidates - unlike his constant prior theme that foreign leaders endorsing American Presidential Candidates is good - bring the global village to America's help.

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'Kerry Flip-Flops On Foreign Leader Endorsements'

After maintaining that he had met with several foreign leaders who told him that they want him elected, John Kerry's campaign suddenly has on overseas endoresements:

An adviser to US presidential challenger John Kerry has criticised Australian Prime Minister John Howard over "inappropriate" public comments wishing for President George W. Bush to be reelected. Australians had complained when Bush and his aides publicly commented on Australian politics and had told Bush to steer clear of US politics, adviser Kurt Campbell told The Sydney Morning Herald. "I would remind Australians that the same applies at home. Such comments about our politics are a little inappropriate," he said, reacting to Howard's comment last month about Bush, saying: "I hope he wins."

It's a far cry from Kerry's strategy in March, when he told everyone that foreign leaders had told him how important it was for him to win the election. He had no problem with heads of state weighing in on our election, as long as they endorsed ... John Kerry. Let's not forget that Kerry's sister Diana made quite a splash in the run-up to the Australian elections, ostensibly to campaign among American ex-patriates but also criticizing Howard's policy of alliance with George Bush. ... Kerry can hardly complain about John Howard publicly indicating a preference for George Bush when the other choice publicly called him "bribed" and "coerced". This is the result of John Kerry's vaunted diplomacy; first the Polish president scolds Kerry for slandering his country's alliance with the US, and now the Australian PM gets his own payback, post-election. Instead of broadening our alliances, John Kerry has only demonstrated a talent for pissing off our friends.

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[reader respond]

How can Keerry complain about Howard endorsing Bush when his sister trashed the Howard government:

"JOHN Kerry's campaign has warned Australians that the Howard Government's support for the US in Iraq has made them a bigger target for international terrorists.

Diana Kerry, younger sister of the Democrat presidential candidate, told The Weekend Australian that the Bali bombing and the recent attack on the Australian embassy in Jakarta clearly showed the danger to Australians had increased. "

From The Australian September 18.
Posted by: ROA at October 31, 2004 10:59 PM

[and]

Last week when the Three Vietnamese documents surfaced from the Vietnamese Archives at Texas Tech University, I made a blanket statement of Sen. Kerry. I [stated] of the Senator from Massachusetts:

"At best John Kerry is a political opportunist with sociopathic lying tendencies. At worst, he is a traitor to his country, an admitted war criminal and the worst hypocrite to ever ascend to political office in the history of America."

Today...I stand by those comments.

Posted by: dewaun at October 31, 2004 10:46 PM

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