NPR logo

Attack Ads Take Toll on Kerry in Polls

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3864859/3864860" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Attack Ads Take Toll on Kerry in Polls

Attack Ads Take Toll on Kerry in Polls

Attack Ads Take Toll on Kerry in Polls

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3864859/3864860" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Still image from Swift Boat Veterans for Truth ad

The latest Swift Boat Veterans for Truth ad attacking John Kerry for his opposition to the Vietnam War. Swift Boat Veterans for Truth hide caption

toggle caption Swift Boat Veterans for Truth

Ads accusing Sen. John Kerry of lying about his Vietnam War record — an accusation that is unproved — appear to be eroding Kerry's standing in polls of independent voters and veterans. Veterans supporting Kerry's version of events came forward over the weekend. Hear NPR's Juan Williams.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.