"Whatever the intent, Senator Kerry was wrong to say what he said," said Democratic Rep. Harold Ford Jr., running for the Senate in Tennessee.Harold Ford Jr. is also on my "nope, not anymore list" along with John McCain.
The correct response to all of this would have been a united campaign of "are you effing kidding me? Enough is enough! You word twisting barsts."
But no, the party favorite of "we're sorry we expressed an opinion, when, you're totally right, we just don't have any and any we might have are definitely wrong and we didn't really mean them that way anyway" takes the day.
I ashamed of the lot of them. Both sides. Blue, red, and everything in between that feeds this monstrous abuse of language.
A pox on both your houses.