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Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Read This if You Still Think Kerry Released All His Military Records to The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe purported to have received the rest of Sen. John Kerry's navy records that had previously been held back from public release on orders from the former Democratic presidential candidate. Now we learn Kerry's grades at Yale were virtually identical (slightly lower actually) to those of the "moron" who defeated him last November, fellow Yalie George W. Bush.

End of the Kerry military records controversy? Not according to Powerline reader John Boyle who explains in great detail that "what The Boston Globe got was the remainder of whatever the Navy received from Naval Personnel Records Center, less what Kerry wished to withhold. It may be that the Globe is unaware of this game; although I wrote about this at length last week to their reporter Joan Vennochi, who had written that Kerry's 180 was in the pipeline, in order to alert the Globe to what was afoot."

Adds Boyle: "A real shell game."

Check out the rest of Boyle's explanation on Powerline here.