the first example of a "Republican strategist" publicly admitting the Swift Boaters were using 527s to attack Kerry to allow Republicans to "keep their hands clean"? Karen Hanretty said, on Tucker
And it's not Republicans, necessarily, who have to go after her in a general, if, in fact, she wins the primary. She can be Swift Boated. She can -- 527s can go attack her, and Republicans can keep their hands clean of it.
By admitting that's what "Swift Boating" means, isn't she admitting that was the point of what the Kerry attackers were doing?