August 20, 2004

I Know You Are, But What Am I?

My current events list is having a discussion on the headline currently up on Drudge:

KERRY CAMPAIGN CALLS FOR BOOK BAN

The Kerry campaign calls on a publisher to 'withdraw book' written by group of veterans, claiming veterans are lying about Kerry's service in Vietnam and operating as a front organization for Bush. Kerry campaign has told Salon.com that the publisher of UNFIT FOR COMMAND is 'retailing a hoax'... 'No publisher should want to be selling books with proven falsehoods in them,' Kerry campaign spokesman Chad Clanton tells the online mag... Developing...

My reaction earlier:

I am stunned! CRUSHING OF DISSENT!! BROWN SHIRTS!! NAZIS!! Oh, wait... that's us Republicans. I forgot.

I'm thrilled Kerry suddenly cares about the truth. Maybe he will call for the banning of F9/11, the Richard Clark book, the Joe Wilson book.... Oh, wait... that's right -- it's okay to publish books and release movies with lies about the President. I'm sorry, I get so confused. I need to put a sticker on my sweater to remind myself that I'm the Eeeeeevil Digital Brown Shirt, and Kerry is a po' misunderstood lil bunny. I apologize profusely. I'll try and do better at remembering my evilness and the Dems saintliness.

Posted by Ithildin at August 20, 2004 9:41 AM | PROCURE FINE OLD WORLD ABSINTHE

What's wrong with the Clarke book? Media discussion aside, it's really an apology for the Clinton administration, not an attack on Bush.

Posted by: aphrael at August 20, 2004 3:07 PM