October 29, 2004: Kerry: Americans’ Safety at Stake in Election (Reuters)

  • “We are not setting aside the debate we have been having infront of the American people,” Kerry adviser Mike McCurry said.”The American people are not going to let Osama bin Laden denythem the opportunity to hear the candidates.
  • “In this election, the safety of the American people is onthe ballot,” he told supporters earlier in Orlando.
  • Bush said Kerry had “insulted the American people.”
  • The American people are awake,” he said. “Their eyes arewide open. They’re seeing more clearly every day the criticalchoices in this election.”