Senator Norm Coleman comes across as an even larger hypocrite than usual when he accuses anyone of being a flip-flopper on issues. Additionally, the criticisms of John Kerry’s voting record are extremely misleading. For example, the half-truth slanderers such as Norm Coleman, Rush Limbaugh, and Sean Hannity, slam Kerry for voting against additional funding for Peacekeeper [MX] missiles. Yet George H. W. Bush, Dick Cheney, and Colin Powell all held the same position in 1992:
John Kerry’s Defense Defense – Setting his voting record straight. By Fred�Kaplan: “Peacekeeper [MX] missile”
Additionally, any fiscal conservative (otherwise know as Democrats in recent times since MBA presidents have proven to have no fiscal responsibility) should know the key to managing the military budget bloat is to spend the money wisely on programs that will actually defend us, rather than international treaty breaking missile defense systems. By the way, if you aren’t sure how much the US is spending on the military versus other countries around the world, check this out.
Coleman takes on Kerry-jabbing role: “‘It does seem like pretty shaky ground for a person like Senator Coleman to stand on, when he’s had to change so many positions when he changed his political party,’ said Bill Burton, spokesman for the Kerry campaign.”