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Kerry on his last legs?(8 posts)

Kerry on his last legs?moneyman
Nov 14, 2003 1:19 PM
OldEdScott says you should not run for political office if you have to pay for it yourself. The following is from the Wall Street Journal Online:

Kerry Decides Not to Accept
Public Money for Primaries

Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential hopeful John Kerry has decided to opt out of the post-Watergate public financing system and will take out a personal loan to help fund his struggling White House bid, campaign officials said Friday.

Is Kerry toast?

A "personal loan"TJeanloz
Nov 14, 2003 1:37 PM
I assume his wife will be lending him the money?

Nobody else would be foolish enough to.
Too bad he can't hit the wifey up for some dough.HouseMoney
Nov 14, 2003 1:40 PM
Probably taking a page out of Dean's book. It won't help. He's toast. Bank on it.
he was toast before he started nmDougSloan
Nov 14, 2003 1:50 PM
The same reason that george won't accept Public.......MR_GRUMPY
Nov 14, 2003 2:12 PM
Money for primaries.
Kerry is sure a funny guy.
Big differencemoneyman
Nov 14, 2003 3:33 PM
Kerry will be spending his own money. GWB is spending other people's money.

The French-looking John F. KerryOldEdScott
Nov 17, 2003 6:58 AM
would be well-advised to not piss away any more money on a lost cause.
Nov 17, 2003 8:21 AM
He doesn't look the part, sound the part, and has about zero charisma as a result, in my perception. He could no more get elected president than PeeWee Herman.