Thursday, July 08, 2004

McCain: Kerry Never Asked

After weeks of speculation by the press on whether John McCain would accept a VP offer by John Kerry, John McCain says that he was never asked. The Kerry campaign made a deliberate attempt to leave an impression with the American people that he would be willing to ask John McCain to be his running mate. The reality is that he was never seriously considered. The entire episode was an attempt by John Kerry to shake his record as the most liberal Senator in America, to portray himself as moderate, when his voting record is anything but. In the end he stayed true to himself and chose the fourth most liberal Senator to be his running mate. Kerry used John McCain and the press to fool the American people for his own gain.

Read the transcript here.