Oh, To Be So Loved................

John A. Quayle blueoval57 at VERIZON.NET
Thu Jun 25 12:31:02 MDT 2009

[Tell you what.......this kind of idiocy has reached critical mass with me. 
I think it's high <bleeping> time Republicans start countering this stuff 
with potshots at Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, Christopher Dodd, and Ted 
Kennedy - among others. I'm REALLY sick and tired of seeing the 
conservatives stand there and take it, time after time, after time. Maybe 
it's a good thing that Kerry married the widow of Senator John Heinz. Kerry 
needs a truckload of ketchup to make his foot palatable each time he stuffs 
it into his cavernous pie hole............-JAQ:]

Inside Cover

Sen. John Kerry Wishes Sarah Palin Had Gone Missing

Thursday, June 25, 2009 8:09 AM

By: Kenneth D. Williams

Sen. John Kerry added to his long list of lame joke attempts yesterday when 
he wished South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's disappearance on Alaska Gov. 
Sarah Palin.

Speaking to some business and civic leaders he had invited to Washington, 
Kerry quipped: "Too bad if a governor had to go missing it couldn't have 
been the governor of Alaska. You know, Sarah Palin."

The partisan crowd chuckled, but there's nothing funny about Kerry's 
criticisms of the Alaska governor.

Here's John Kerry on Sarah Palin during the 2008 presidential campaign:

Kerry has a history of making impolitic jokes. Slate magazine recalls two 
of Kerry's worst:

"Somebody told me the other day that the Secret Service has orders that if 
George Bush is shot, they're to shoot Quayle . . . There isn't any press 
here, is there?" (Associated Press, Nov. 16, 1988).

"What we need now is not just a regime change in Saddam Hussein and Iraq, 
but we need a regime change in the United States" (Boston Globe, April 3, 

And don't forget 2006. At a campaign appearance in California for 
Democratic gubernatorial nominee Phil Angelides, Kerry made the famously 
awful remark: "You know, education; if you make the most of it, you study 
hard, you do your homework and you make an effort to be smart, you can do 
well. If you don't, you get stuck in Iraq."

Meanwhile, Palin wasn't exactly sitting in Washington, D.C., chatting up 
businessmen. She was busy doing something very unfamiliar to Kerry: She was 
on her way to an undisclosed "overseas" location to visit deployed Alaska 
National Guard troops and offer thanks and support. As she wrote on her 
Twitter page yesterday: "Travel now to bring appreciation from their Alaska 
family & Natl Guard leadership to heroes in US European Command's area of 

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