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Monday, September 27, 2004

Risky sentence construction

For an entire sentence to be true, every piece of it should be true. John Kerry blew it yesterday when told he a crowd in Madison, Wisconsin: "I will never be a president who just says, 'Mission Accomplished.' I will get the mission accomplished." Kerry could easily be quoted out of context as saying "I will never be a president..."

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A52627-2004Sep26.html?referrer=email

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