So I'm on the Phone with John Kerry, and...
Ok, that's really my whole story, that and the fact that as a result I'm sitting here thinking "my life is so weird." I mean, I'm not such a crack interviewer that anything very unusual was said, but the point is, John Kerry's people are reaching out to New Hampshire bloggers, even those of us who never planned to be bloggers, and he called me this morning and we talked for a while.
He'll be speaking at the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner in
I asked specifically for his take on the
Charlie Bass and Jeb Bradley have helped to rubber-stamp these policies [mentioned above] - they have not done their job of acting as independent voices. The
ethic has been broken by both as they've walked in lockstep with Bush. New Hampshire
In contrast, he said,
Both Paul Hodes and Carol Shea-Porter offer independent voices to move the country in the right direction.
should embrace them boldly and strongly. New Hampshire
He mentioned a number of other
Kerry particularly emphasized the need to focus on and fight for next month’s elections, saying
November 7 is all about that and we’ve got to get people geared up to stand up and fight. You can’t sit in a coffee shop and complain and you can’t go out for a foliage walk without standing up for
and fighting for it. New Hampshire
He concluded that
fights as hard as in 2004, we can win seats, and that’s what’s important. New Hampshire has proven we can do it. New Hampshire
And he’s right. We need to be out, working hard for this election. Don’t sit and wait for the campaign staff to do the work – go out and do it yourself, as much as you can. This should be an effort of every Democrat in the state, because it will be to the benefit of the whole state and the whole country.