July 19, 2004

They're getting ready to fight the last war...

Mindful of the election problems in Florida four years ago, aides to Senator John Kerry, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, say his campaign is putting together a far more intricate set of legal safeguards than any presidential candidate before him to monitor the election.

Aides to Mr. Kerry say the campaign is taking the unusual step of setting up a nationwide legal network under its own umbrella, rather than relying, as in the past, on lawyers associated with state Democratic parties. The aides said they were recruiting people based on their skills as litigators and election lawyers, rather than rewarding political connections or big donors...[link]

Poor fellows, living in a dreamworld. They've bought a boxcar load of FUD, and they will be watching the TV on election night...waiting for those "hair-thin margins," for hanging chads, waiting for 2000 reducks...

Posted by John Weidner at July 19, 2004 9:12 PM
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