No matter who is telling the truth on this issue, politics is a dirty business.
New York Dems: Bush exploits 9/11
Bush campaign denounces 'invective'
From Phil Hirschkorn
Tuesday, August 17, 2004 Posted: 11:36 PM EDT (0336 GMT)
NEW YORK (CNN) -- Less than two weeks before the Republican National Convention convenes in Manhattan, a group of congressional Democrats from New York on Tuesday charged that the Bush administration exploits the 9/11 attacks for political gain.
"The Republicans chose to hold their convention here, I think most of us believe, to continue the political exploitation of 9/11, which this administration started almost immediately after 9/11," said Rep. Jerrold Nadler, whose congressional district in Manhattan includes the site where the World Trade Center once stood.
"They want to wrap themselves in 9/11 and wrap themselves in the flag. But the fact of the matter is they don't have the right to do that."
A Bush campaign spokesman dismissed the charge as "pure nonsense."http://www.cnn.com/2004/ALLPOLITICS/08/17/dems.rnc/index.html