More Bush Negativism: Attacks on Edwards
It's not often that a President attacks the vp on the opposing ticket straight out of the gate. I smell fear.
"You cannot be pro-small business and pro-trial lawyer at the same time," Bush said. "You have to choose. My opponent has made his choice, and he put him on the ticket." [LA Times]
Bush told the crowd of more than 10,000 that the U.S. economy was "moving into high gear" but he said Kerry and Edwards were ignoring the good news while insisting that "the sky is falling."Full Transcript of Bush remarks available at Whitehouse.gov.
He alluded to Edwards' sunny demeanor as he criticized his and Kerry's emphasis on difficulties facing workers such as rising health-care costs and the outsourcing of jobs overseas.
"Whether the message is delivered with a frown or a smile, it's the same old pessimism," Bush said. [Reuters]