Thursday, October 07, 2004
* VP Debate Roundup

Really, this is just one item in a relatively bad week for the Bush side. The week started off with Kerry scoring from his win in last week's debate and the good poll numbers. The week continued with the VP debate, comments from Bremmer and Rumsfeld, and the WMD report. The week will end with another Presidential debate.

One story that hasn't quite made the rounds yet, but could, is an expansion on the "Cheney lied about meeting Edwards" theme. It turns out that not only has Cheney met Edwards a bunch of times, but he was actually lying about his attendance in the Senate on Tuesdays too. The real reason that Cheney almost never saw Edwards in the Senate is the Cheney himself has blown off that duty way more times than Edwards missed a day at the office. In fact, you could count on one hand the number of times that Cheney presided over the Senate on a Tuesday in the last few years. I don't know if the Kerry campaign will be able to get this story into the mainstream press. The VP debate story is way yesterday's news already. But if it does come out, it could be the type of thing that leaves an impression
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