Counterattack: Remember Dukakis!

Cooper, Matthew
February 2004
Time;2/9/2004, Vol. 163 Issue 6, p30
Focuses on the Republican Party strategy for the presidential election. Idea that they will attack John Kerry in a way similar to their attack on Michael Dukakis in the 1980s, according to Ron Kaufman, a Republican political consultant; Issues that Republicans used to emphasize the stance of Dukakis on the death penalty and prison furloughs; How Kerry has voted on "hot-button" issues; Mention of a political ad lampooning Dukakis; View that they will honor Kerry's Vietnam heroism.


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