November 17, 2004
John Kerry has returned to the Senate, but he and some of his supporters continue to labor under the misperception that people were more for him than they were against President Bush.
Listen to what Kerry's brother, Cameron, told USA Today: "(he's) looking ahead at how to be a voice for the 56 million people who voted for him.
There is a process of transformation that you undergo when so many people invest their hopes and aspirations in you and your campaign.
You become enlarged by the weight of it all."
This is just plain silly and another indication that politicians think more highly of themselves than they should.
My hopes and aspirations are not invested in any politician.
My hope is in Christ and my aspiration is to be with him.
On this earth, my hope is in the free enterprise system and the opportunity this country gives me.
People who put their hope in politicians are misguided.
But the politicians love it because it gives them power and a career.
What else would John Kerry do if it weren't for politics?
Can you imagine him getting a real job?
I'm Cal Thomas in Washington.
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