Making front-page headlines in this mornings New York Times is this story about the Kerry campaigns new ad, which claims that those devastating spots from the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth originated from the White House. Whats really interesting is this comment from an insider at Kerry headquarters:
Another Democrat close to the campaign, who asked not to be quoted by name, was more dire.
"When youre basically running on your biography and there are ongoing attacks that are undermining the credibility of your biography, you have a really big problem."
In other news, Bob Dole has weighed in on the controversy as well, suggesting that Kerry apologize to his fellow Vietnam vets for his antiwar testimony in 1971:
"I mean, one day hes saying that we were shooting civilians, cutting off their ears, cutting off their heads, throwing away his medals or his ribbons, Mr. Dole said. "The next day hes standing there, I want to be president because Im a Vietnam veteran.