<a href="http://edition.cnn.com/2004/ALLPOLITICS/09/23/kerry.allawi.ap/index.html">link (CNN)</a><blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>"I think the prime minister is, obviously, contradicting his own statement of a few days ago, where he said the terrorists are pouring into the country," Kerry said. "The prime minister and the president are here obviously to put their best face on the policy, but the fact is that the CIA estimates, the reporting, the ground operations and the troops all tell a different story." (Main story: Bush, Allawi pledge cooperation)<br><p><hr></blockquote><p><a href="http://edition.cnn.com/2004/ALLPOLITICS/09/24/cheney.ap/">link (CNN)</a><blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>Cheney said Kerry was being disrespectful of a man who had survived an attack by Saddam Hussein's assassins.<p><hr></blockquote><p>and<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>The audience mocked Kerry with chants of "flip-flop! flip-flop!"<p><hr></blockquote><p>so, just to get this straight, Allawi changed his position (a flip flop) on iraq and kerry pointed it out. cheney then defends Allawi and he and the crowd get enjoyment out of trying to portray kerry as a flip flopper??? oh, the irony is just too much for me. <br><br>P.S. i love the reason stated by cheney for why kerry should respect Allawi because he had, "survived an attack by Saddam Hussein's assassins." hey cheney, i once survived a car wreck and i was hit by a frenchman driving a Renault. give up the mad respect my way! <br><br><br>--<br>one of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. -Plato