A blast (of ‘sedition’?) from the past

Kerry’s ‘Regime Change’ Comments Draw Fire

Thursday, April 03, 2003

WASHINGTON — Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry may be rousing prospective voters, but he has also triggered rebuke after calling for “regime change” in the United States.

“What we need now is not just a regime change in Saddam Hussein and Iraq, but we need a regime change in the United States,” Kerry said Wednesday in a speech to New Hampshire Democrats at the Peterborough, N.H., Town Library.

The line is similar to one frequently chanted by anti-war protesters, but Kerry, who is leading the money race and the New Hampshire polls for the Democratic presidential nomination, said earlier that during the war he would lighten up on criticism of Bush policy.

According to The Boston Globe, however, Kerry told the crowd that Bush had committed a ”breach of trust” among U.N. members that could not be healed as long as he is in office.

United Nations diplomats, whom he did not identify, believe that Bush wanted to ”end-run around the U.N.,” Kerry told the crowd.

”I don’t think they’re going to trust this president, no matter what. I believe it deeply, that it will take a new president of the United States, declaring a new day for our relationship with the world, to clear the air and turn a new page on American history,” Kerry said.

The rest of the article is at FoxNews.com

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