Published November 1, 2006
Republicans are charging that Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry was criticizing American troops in Iraq when he made a joke during a campaign rally for California Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Angelides at Pasadena City College. Kerry insists that his comments were aimed at President George Bush.
Who's right Kerry, a decorated Vietnam War veteran, or the Republicans, led by President Bush and Sen. John McCain?
You decide. The first link below will take you to Kerry's prepared speech; the second, to the words he actually used when he strayed from his text.