10 Things to Know About Sen. John Kerry

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The “Swiftboating” Attacks

Also during the 2004 election, a slew of attack ads aimed to discredit Kerry’s Navy service onboard a Swift Boat during his second tour in Vietnam. The smear campaign attacks would earn the nickname “swiftboating.”

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