Here's a NYT piece talking about Kerry as a restless guy on the campaign trail - with a bit more on his personality.
His formal statements are filled with multisyllabic upper-crust phrasing — his campaign had an intern whose main responsibility was to look up all the unfamiliar words Mr. Kerry uttered . . . .
(Man, there's an intern for everyone and everything these days. Wonkette has one, and it looks like TPM is getting one too.)