While making the case yesterday on "Face the Nation" about how John McCain has changed his position on far more issues than Barack Obama, John Kerry
July 6, 2008

While making the case yesterday on "Face the Nation" about how John McCain has changed his position on far more issues than Barack Obama, John Kerry was accused by Bob Scheiffer of "challenging John McCain's integrity."

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You see, when Republicans relentlessly attack a Democrat's military service record and position on the issues, it's acceptable, even promoted by the librul media. When a Democrat does the same thing, they are guilty of disrespecting the entire military and questioning a hero's integrity. There in a nutshell is the M.O. of McCain's Media™.

Transcript below:

Sen. KERRY: ...what almost every person in the Pentagon has admitted. I mean, Bob, you're
smart, you've talked to these people in Washington. There are very few people who walk around
and say, `Going into Iraq was the right thing to do and we should've done it. I'd do it again if I
had the chance.' John McCain does. John McCain believes this was the right decision.

SCHIEFFER: Well, let...

Sen. KERRY: He said, you know, you can't--I have to tell you, Bob, I just came back from the
Middle East. I just met with the king of Saudi Arabia. I met with President Mubarak of Egypt. I
met with others. You know what they said to me? They said, `You, America, have served up to
Iran, Iraq on a platter.' They are outraged by this sort of, you know, ineptitude of what has been
done by those who decided it was smart to go into Iraq.

SCHIEFFER: Let me just ask you one question here.

Sen. KERRY: And they have turned away--yeah.

SCHIEFFER: Before we--before--because we are going to talk about--are you now challenging
Senator McCain's integrity?

Sen. KERRY: I'm challenging Senator McCain's judgment, his judgment that says there's no
violence history between Sunni and Shia. That's wrong. His judgment that says this is going to
increase the stability of the Middle East. It hasn't. It's made it less stable. The judgment that says
this will, quote "This will be the best thing for America and the world in a long time."

SCHIEFFER: All right.

Sen. KERRY: It's the worst thing that we've done in a long time.

SCHIEFFER: All right.

Sen. KERRY: And he's turned his eye away from Afghanistan and al-Qaeda and made America
less safe.

SCHIEFFER: All right.

Sen. KERRY: That's dangerous for our country.

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