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Osama, Saddam and Max? Cleland Cries Foul
|Last Edited||RP Oct 14, 2002 04:38pm|
|Media||Newspaper - Washington Post|
|News Date||Monday, October 14, 2002 10:38:25 PM UTC0:0|
|Description|| It may not be a trend, but Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein are making their second appearance in as many weeks in a campaign ad. Sen. Max Cleland (D-Ga.) is crying foul after his Republican challenger used the two villains in a television spot that, the senator said, portrays him as soft on national defense. |
The ad says that Cleland does not have the "courage to lead" at a time when "America faces terrorists and extremist dictators." The evidence? Cleland voted against the president's version of the still-pending Homeland Security agency 11 times.