Still a uniter?


Stephen W. Stromberg
August 5, 2004 2:22AM (UTC)

A National Review Online article linked on the Bush-Cheney campaign's official web log has liberal bloggers up in arms today. A post about first-responders supporting Bush showcases the article by Jack Dunphy, a police officer for the president. Here's a particularly enlightened section of the piece: "Generally speaking, the likelihood that a firefighter will vote for John Kerry is inversely proportional to the number of fires he has actually fought. Witness all those T-shirted 'Fire Fighters for Kerry' you saw at the convention. A little soft around the middle some of them were, weren't they? Do you think some of them could haul a hose pack up 50 flights of stairs? I'm not betting on it. I'm guessing the only fires many of them have seen lately were at IAFF barbecues."

Too bad the media is dividing the country.

Advertisement:

Stephen W. Stromberg

Stephen W. Stromberg is a former editorial fellow at Salon.

MORE FROM Stephen W. Stromberg

Related Topics ------------------------------------------

War Room

BROWSE SALON.COM
COMPLETELY AD FREE,
FOR THE NEXT HOUR

Read Now, Pay Later - no upfront
registration for 1-Hour Access

Click Here
7-Day Access and Monthly
Subscriptions also available
No tracking or personal data collection
beyond name and email address

•••





Fearless journalism
in your inbox every day

Sign up for our free newsletter

• • •