Wonkette Bothers John Kerry, For The Kids!

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Wonkette’s own Liz Glover took her video camera and Polaroid to an April 1 party for “Our America,” a thing to help the low-income youth. As you can imagine, the powerful D.C. media wanted nothing to do with this (poor black kids are such downers), but John Kerry was there!

Liz Glover Reports:

Hi Ken, last week I went to the “Our America” town hall for low-income youth. It was sponsored by YouthBuild USA and Think.MTV.com (isn’t that some sort of paradox — thinking and MTV?). Anyway, here are the websites for YouthBuild and Think.MTV.com

I interviewed Sway, the MTV personality, and John Kerry (his handler said that he didn’t have time to talk to me but I asked him a couple questions as he was ushered out), and met Jesse Jackson.

Media were/was noticeably absent. Why wouldn’t they want to cover an event about low-income youth?

I’d interviewed Kerry before — last Fall, at the Meet the Press Anniversary Party. It’s one of the pieces of which I am most proud. I asked him why he threw in the towel so quickly in Ohio in ’04.

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A writer and editor of this website from 2006 to early 2012, Ken Layne is occassionally seen on Twitter and writes small books and is already haunting you from beyond (your) grave.

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