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Thursday, February 12

"She's hot"
Conservative pundit Matt Drudge claims there is a
serious investigation underway at Time magazine,
ABC news, the Washington Post, etc into whether Kerry
committed adultery...

Drudge has been after Kerry recently, claiming Kerry
"hated Iowa" on Jan 17, claiming Kerry had Botox injections
on Jan 28 and providing a link yesterday to a Harvard
Crimson article
portraying Kerry as a radical liberal.

Over 7 million visitors daily read the former Fox News anchor's online reports.

2/13 -
Kerry's response :
"I think that they're in for a surprise. I'm going to fight back. I am a fighter. .. These guys will
want to try to do everything to change the subject. But the subject is three million jobs lost in the last few
years. It's health care that is completely unaffordable and unreachable for tens of millions of Americans."

2/16 -
alleged mistress denies she had an affair w/ Kerry: "I just deny it categorically. It's rumor. It's untrue."

Picture of Jane Fonda/John Kerry at the same rally is real; the picture of JF/JK on the same podium is fake - doctored with Photoshop

Media Analysis
Those who praise the major media for how they handled the story say they
hope that the relatively little coverage given to the allegation will serve as a
model for the rest of the campaign.

But conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh and Internet muckraker
Matt Drudge say the media have just shown a liberal bias.


Drudge is pushing the envelope. His headline today :

"As Democrats express outrage over comments made by Education Secretary
Rod Paige [he called the the nation's largest teachers union 'a terrorist
organization'] a DRUDGE REPORT flashback can reveal Democrat presidential
frontrunner John Kerry Has Called Republicans 'legislative terrorists'... MORE...
In Jan. 1996, commenting on the federal government shutdown, Kerry called the
House Republicans 'legislative terrorists,' who used federal workers as pawns
and disrespected them. Asked about his terrorist comment, Kerry explained,
'Terrorists hold hostages, and the Republicans are holding the government
hostage'... "