Kerry Fights Back on Obama 'Swift Boating'

Launches site to refute Corsi book, urges prompt rebuttal
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 14, 2008 11:43 AM CDT

(Newser) – Jerome Corsi is back, and this time John Kerry wants to confront him head on. Kerry has launched a website to refute the attacks in Corsi’s new book, Obama Nation, which aims to dismantle Obama's reputation the same way 2004’s Unfit for Command helped destroy Kerry’s. “We know the game, we've learned some things,” Kerry writes in an email to supporters. “You’ve got to play offense."

story continues below

Kerry’s new site, “Truth Fights Back,” will refute the book, and other attacks, much like Obama’s FightTheSmears.com, reports the Boston Globe. But Obama’s site has not yet addressed Nation, something Kerry and Co. think he should do quickly. "Right now, I would be very aggressive with reporters and factually going through the book and responding and making it clear that this is a bunch of bullsh-t," a 2004 Kerry deputy tells Politico.
(Read more smear campaign stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
Install the Newser News app
in two easy steps:
1. Tap in your navigation bar.
2. Tap to Add to Home Screen.