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Thursday, September 30, 2004
KERRY: "I defended this war as a young man and I will defend it as president." Plans for homeland security, reaching out to the world, building strong alliances. "I believe America's best days are ahead of us." "Responsible leadership we deserve. God bless America."
Bush, playing the fear card in his final remarks. "That won't happen while I'm president." Vaguely refered to draft, he's apparently all up for keeping the military strictly volunteer. "I believe in the transformational power of liberty." Sounding like a preacher. Oh, God. Mountain analogy. 'I have climbed the mountain." Come on, may as well break out a "hallelujah!" or "brothers in sisters, praise the Lord."
And it's over. Whew! The candidates shake hands, Bush does all the talking and pats Kerry on the back.
Blogger is running slow. Everyone rushing to their keyboards. KPTV immediately cuts to local issues. Measure 36, lawn signs, women kissing. Commentator Andy Gobeil in DC, going the cautious route. "Who won, Andy?" "Uhhhhh, I don't know."