Friday, July 30, 2004

Reporting for Duty

And boy, did he.

“We have it in our power to change the world, but only if we’re true to our ideals – and that starts by telling the truth to the American people,” Mr. Kerry said, speaking rapidly over repeated cheers from his audience. “As president, that is my first pledge to you tonight. As president, I will restore trust and credibility to the White House.

“I will be a commander in chief who will never mislead us into war. I will have a vice president who will not conduct secret meetings with polluters to rewrite our environmental laws. I will have a secretary of defense who will listen to the advice of the military leaders. And I will appoint an attorney general who upholds the Constitution of the United States.”