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  • America Votes

    Election news from across the Knight Ridder network and the Web

    Thursday, October 07, 2004

    Media abnormal? 

    Englewood, Colo. - Mike McCurry was briefing reporters on a few tibits of Sen. John Kerry's preparation for the Friday night debate in St. Louis.

    It's a town hall format that calls for undecided Missouri voters to pose the questions, so McCurry was asked whether the campaign was going to import any "real people" from the area to take part in the rehersals here. Heck, one reporter said, use us - we'd love to question Kerry.

    "You would be pathetic imitations of regular Americans," McCurry, former press secretary in the Clinton White House, said. "You do have your merits, but that ain't one of them."

    posted by Thomas Fitzgerald at 4:07 PM



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