October 29, 2004: Bin Laden Tape Could Help Bush - Analysts (Reuters)

  • WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Osama bin Laden , the man PresidentBush vowed to capture “dead or alive,” tossed a bombshell intothe deadheat U.S. presidential campaign on Friday in a videoaddress to the American people which some political analystssaid could actually help Bush.
  • “My visceral reaction is that it could hurt Kerry. I don’tthink the American people will take kindly to Osama bin Ladenstepping into our election,” said St. Louis Universitypolitical scientist Joel Goldstein.