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Anti-Kerry Ad Misses Context, Distorts Facts

An ad by the pro-Bush Progress for America Voter Fund (PFA) attacks Kerry for voting against intelligence spending and for voting against “13 weapons systems our troops depend on.” The ad is partly accurate, but misleads by starving the facts of context.

Kerry “Paperwork” Ad: Accurate

Kerry ad says medical paperwork costs hundreds of billions and his plan could save money. He’s right. But what about the expense?