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July 09, 2004

Hmmm. I see, Mr. Kerry.

Ya want the job so badly, that learning about some of the things you are going to have to deal with while on the job, well, "you just don't have the time."

You are trying to make this election about the conduct of the War on Terror, but you don't have time to keep up with it.

Gee, even Mr. Bush manages to work in a world leader and a briefing or two during his stays at the ranch in Crawford.

Okay. I'm supposed to take you seriously as a candidate on that subject now?

I'll give you this - it was refreshing honesty.

From Drudge today, channeling Larry King Live from last night:

KERRY PASSES UP TERROR BRIEFING: 'I JUST HAVEN'T HAD TIME' Fri Jul 09 2004 09:23:56 ET

Just hours before attending an all-star celebrity fundraising concert in New York, Dem presidential candidate John Kerry revealed how has been too busy for a real-time national security briefing.

"I just haven't had time," Kerry explained in an interview.

Kerry made the startling comments on CNN's LARRY KING LIVE Thursday night.

KING: News of the day, Tom Ridge warned today about al Qaeda plans of a large-scale attack on the United States. Didn't increase the -- you see any politics in this? What's your reaction?

KERRY: Well, I haven't been briefed yet, Larry. They have offered to brief me. I just haven't had time.