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John Kerry Swiftboating

Bachmann's Epiphany and My Own 'Conversion'

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

As a political flip-flopper myself, I will not criticize Bachmann's conversion. I just find her stated reasons flimsy. I don't think we need to bring patriotism into a discussion of our political affiliations.

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matt Osborne

We've seen this pattern before. A non-sourced, anonymous story enters the right-wing blogosphere and gets picked up by mainstream media, allowing the right to stovepipe their insanity.

Mothers and Soldiers: Healing the Bonds Destroyed by War

Christian Avard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Christian Avard

Susan Galleymore is the author of Long Time Passing: Mothers Speak About War & Terror. She made international headlines as she traveled to Iraq to visit her son stationed in the Sunni Triangle.

Memo to Obama: Moving to the Middle is for Losers

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

By running to the middle in an attempt to attract undecided swing voters, the Obama campaign is making a very serious mistake. It didn't work for Al Gore in 2000. It didn't work for John Kerry in 2004. And it didn't work when Mark Penn convinced Hillary Clinton to do it in 2008. READ MORE Seven Things Barack Obama Should Do to Keep from Blowing It To counter the conventional wisdom pundits, the cautious campaign advisers, and his own inner cautiousness, I'm offering Obama seven suggestions for staying true to the vision that took him from longshot "unlikely candidate" to presidential frontrunner. READ MORE Watch Arianna Discussing Secretary Rice's "Proud" Comment on CNN's The Situation Room

John Kerry: Obama Won't Be Swiftboated Like Me

Hotline | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John Kerry reached out to veterans here on Barack Obama's behalf Saturday, saying he believes Obama is more prepared to be commander in chief tha...

Kerry Blasts McCain For Taking "Dirty Money" From Swift Boaters

The Nation | Chris Hayes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More than three years after John Kerry's bitter defeat, at the dawn of what looks like a far more promising campaign cycle for the Democrats, the part...