“Kerry said out loud, ‘Come on, were we better off losing 700,000 jobs a month? Were we better off in Iraq, and with Osama bin Laden trying to kills us?’” the operative added.“It triggered a thought that he wanted to encapsulate in his speech as an argument - to take it head-on. He started writing different variations in shorthand on his legal pad. Soon enough, he had the bin Laden line.
September 10, 2012 at 7:34 AM EDT