March 3, 2004: Bush v Kerry: battle over leadership and jobs (AFP)

  • “I think we can run a far more effective war on terror,” he said Tuesday. “I think Iraq has been managed disastrously. We have cost the American people untold billions of dollars, and we have put our troops at much greater risk than they had to be.”
  • The American people will decide between two visions of government: a government that encourages ownership and opportunity and responsibility, or a government that takes your money and makes your choices,” he said last month.