Wednesday's must-reads


Geraldine Sealey
October 20, 2004 5:10PM (UTC)

Chicago Tribune: Bush accuses Kerry campaign of "scare tactics" in warning about potential Social Security cuts and a military draft; then good old Dick Cheney frightens an Ohio audience with stories about terrorists in U.S. cities with nukes.

New York Times: Bush goes to retirement village in Florida to defend himself on flu vaccine and Kerry's charge that "If you can't get flu vaccines to Americans, how are you going to protect them against bioterrorism?''

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Washington Post: Americans search in vain for flu shots, but there is no shortage on Capitol Hill

Associated Press: Axis of evil endorsement for Bush! Iranian official says Republicans better for Tehran than Democrats, "who tend to press human rights issues."

San Francisco Chronicle: After abstaining from stumping for Bush, Arnold Schwarzenegger plans to campaign in Ohio on the last weekend before Election Day.

Washington Post: Breaking with the tradition of national security advisers shying from overt involvement in presidential campaigns, Condoleezza Rice makes rounds of battleground states "sounding like a candidate."


Geraldine Sealey

Geraldine Sealey is senior news editor at Salon.com.

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