Kerry's Environmental Dilemma

How "green" is John Kerry?
August 2, 2004, 6am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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The problem for Kerry is that while the environment matters to American voters, other issues matter more. The environment ranks eighth among issues the public cares [about].

The Kerry campaign nevertheless hopes to reach voters by avoiding abstract topics like species loss in favor of kitchen table concerns like why their kids have asthma -- and Bush's policies have provided lots of ammunition...

Kerry, however, is no environmental saint...The real test of Kerry's environmental commitment will come if he wins in November. It's easy to look good when you're running against the worst environmental president in history."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Sunday, August 1, 2004 in The San Francisco Chronicle
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