:: Monday, March 22, 2004 ::
As I noted before, I think that Kerry's VVAW past and faulty recollection of the same should be cause for concern.
"I still have no memory of a Kansas City meeting.
"I have this stark memory of the humidity that day [I resigned from VVAW]…. I just remember forever a dark storm brewing, with these huge thunderhead clouds."
But his recollection was that he resigned at the St. Louis meeting. "And every reminder we have since then has put it there, including Nicosia's book," he said.
But the files include a "priority" memorandum dated Nov. 16, 1971 — the day after the VVAW's Kansas City meeting ended — from Hoover to Nixon and other high-ranking administration officials. Quoting a "confidential source," the report said Kerry was there and had resigned from the VVAW for personal reasons.
"It's just weird," Kerry said, when asked about the discrepancy. He attributed his previous assertions to a faulty memory.
:: Mark 4:06 PM [+] ::