What's Wrong with Kerry?
Friday, July 16, 2004
With both halves of the Democratic presidential ticket accounted for, campaign season is finally in full swing. There wasn't much novelty in the substance of the candidates' stump speeches this week. But when it came to the ever-important war of images, it was clear that at least one major element of the race is still up for grabs. Namely, says Paul Waldman, editor-in-chief of The Gadflyer, the character flaw that will ultimately define John Kerry. Waldman and Brooke look at how the two campaigns have used the media to define the top John.