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2004 US Presidential Election
July 03, 2004
Kerry | Kerry Hopes to Sway Voters in Rural U.S.

AP: Kerry Hopes to Sway Voters in Rural U.S.

Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry, hoping to narrow President Bush’s strong advantage in rural America, is highlighting agriculture policies he says will help family farmers and ranchers.

Kerry is in the middle of a three-day, 546-mile Fourth of July weekend bus tour through rural Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, just over three weeks before he accepts his party’s nomination at the Democratic National Convention.

He planned to meet Saturday with family farmers and ranchers in nearby Independence, Wis., before heading to Dubuque, Iowa, to watch fireworks along the Mississippi River.

Posted by Laurence Simon at July 3, 2004 02:35 PM | TrackBack

..oh pleeezzz lurch has as much in common with rural folk as I do with …

Posted by: Rob..NC at July 3, 2004 10:54 PM

Ol’ Waylon had it wrong in Kerry’s case…


“Just the good ol’ boys,
Never meanin’ no harm,
Beats all you’ve ever saw, been in trouble with the law since the day they was born.

Straight’nin’ the curve,
Flat’nin’ the hills.
Someday the moutain might get ‘em, but the law never will.

Makin’ their way,
The only way they know how,
That’s just a little bit more than the law will allow.

Just good ol’ boys,
Wouldn’t change if they could,
Fightin’ the system like a true modern day Robin Hood.


So - who would the Duke of Hazzard vote for? Seems I recall they could spot phony city folk a mile away…


Posted by: JLawson at July 4, 2004 08:08 AM

Correction - that was DUKES of Hazzard…


Posted by: JLawson at July 4, 2004 08:18 AM

Why can he have a gun and I can’t?

Posted by: jones at July 4, 2004 11:30 AM

Because you’re not sensible or responsible enough to own one, of course. Even if you vote for Kerry.


Posted by: JLawson at July 5, 2004 01:03 PM

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