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Here's one of those foreign leaders' endorsements of John Kerry!

by Paul C / March 19, 2004 6:56 AM PST

Alas, it's from former Malasian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, a raving anti-Semetic moonbat who sees a Jewish plot behind every tree and has spoken favorably of Usama and the boys:

"I think Kerry would be much more willing to listen to the voices of people and of the rest of the world," Mahathir, who retired in October after 22 years in power, told The Associated Press in an interview.

"But in the U.S., the Jewish lobby is very strong, and any American who wants to become president cannot change the policy toward Palestine radically," he said.

To be fair, a Kerry spokesperson repudiated the endorsement:

?John Kerry rejects any association with former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, an avowed anti-Semite whose views are totally deplorable. The world needs leaders who seek to bring people together, not drive them apart with hateful and divisive rhetoric.

?This election will be decided by the American people, and the American people alone. It is simply not appropriate for any foreign leader to endorse a candidate in America?s presidential election. John Kerry does not seek, and will not accept, any such endorsements.?

My only question is this: If this election is to be decided by Americans, why should we care to whom Sen. Kerry claims to have spoken overseas? And, why did he think it worthwhile that we know he'd spoken to foreign leaders? And, why do I get a headache every time I try to follow Mr. Kerry's, er, logic?

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