Michael Totten argues that Kerry isn’t a serious candidate.
Read his post, then come back here for the rest of this one.
I voted for Bush in 2000 for one reason: The thought of seeing Al Gore on TV every day for four years appealed to me like a root canal performed by Teamster on crack.
I knew the differences between the candidates. Bush stood for tax cuts (good!) and lots of religion with his government (bad!). Gore stood for the usual populist nonsense (bad!), but he at least seemed smart enough for the job (good!). On the other hand, I didn