At the Jefferson-Jackson dinner tonight, John "9%" Kerry made the following comments: "They [the Bush administration] tell us we're making progress in Iraq and that there is no civil war. That is a lie. It's immoral to lie about progress in that war to get through a news cycle or an election." According to the Union Leader:
Kerry used the word "lie" four times during his speech. "They," he said, lied about civil war; lied when they doubted the credibility of reports on Iraqi fatalities; lied in faulting former President Bill Clinton for the North Korean missile test; lied about the Congressional page scandal being a Democratic ploy to win the congressional elections.