Dubya used Cocaine at Camp David when Bush Senior was President
For months, I’ve been reporting how the mainstream press is concealing the persistent reports of Bush’s past cocaine use. Now — with Kitty Kelly’s new book coming out — I suspect this will be big news. For details, click here.
Unfortunately, negative campaigning works. The Republican smear against Kerry’s Vietnam heroism was not only negative; it was false. The Democrats have every right to go negative, and these charges have the ring of truth. All the documented evidence — including Bush’s own failure to deny the allegations — suggests they are true. (Indeed, back in February, I argued that cocaine use probably explains Dubya’s AWOL (Absence Without Leave) from the Texas National Guard.)
See Bush’s Concealed Cocaine Charge?
See Why Did Bush Quit Flying
See Was Bush AWOL from the National Guard During Vietnam? The Complete Documented Report
I’d prefer the candidates talk about their stands on issues and vision for the country. But as we learned from 1988, when one side goes negative, the only way to fight back is to follow suit. I’m glad this is coming out. I’m glad the Kerry Campaign is not the source. And I think that this news will give us the 3-5% we need for Kerry to win the election.
Is it unfair? Not when you consider the hypocrisy of it. Bush supports laws putting non-violent cocaine users in jail for many years. These drug users then forever lose the right to vote in states like Texas and Florida. Should Bush have the right to vote if he broke these laws?
This revelation is very big news and very good news for America. Don’t be surprised if it takes awhile to percolate up to CNN and the rest. But it will. And it’s big.
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General Disorder September 7, 2004 9:02 pm
A concept about the Bush administration that should be stressed is the Saudi connection–the U.S., post 9/11, needs an administration that is above any possible scrutiny of compromises, financial or otherwise, with officials of that country that has proven itself to be of, at least dubious allegiance with the U.S. It may not be politically feasible to exploit this issue–but it is a wartime necessity to correct this breach of governmental security–it is a primal weakness
National Guard Shammers For Truth September 7, 2004 11:38 am
Former student Torbery George says in the book: “Poor Georgie. He couldn’t relate to women unless he was loaded.”
Another says: “He went out of his way to act crude. It’s amazing someone you held in such low esteem later became president
Johnny Newshound September 7, 2004 10:10 am
Oh hell, why not–let a rogue left wing group run with the Bush-cocaine story. The surprising part is about Laura “tootin up and tokin”–there goes that “Stepford image”(I think she’s sorta cool, now) –Maybe it’s time for GW to dance with his, pretty recent, past in front of his Christian voting base–who, as good Christians, will, I’m sure, be forgiving. It will be fun to see Bush dance around the allegations, though–might even deflate that phony Bush “bounce.” Still, the end inherits the means–and, hopefully, the U.S. will not inherit another term of George Where’s-the-straw? Bush–as an old doper, though–I realize this stuff is dirty-dog all-the-way.