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June 7, 2005 [LINK]

Kerry the intellectual -- not!

A major issue in the 2004 presidential campaign was which candidate had more brainpower and therefore, presumably, a more sophisticated understanding of the world. The mediocre grades of George W. Bush were a matter of public record, but John Kerry refused to allow disclosure of his grade transcript from Yale -- until last month. Now we know that truth: "[N]ewly released records show that Bush and Kerry had a virtually identical grade average at Yale University four decades ago." In fact, "Dubya's" were slightly higher. Kerry got four "D"s in his freshman year, and his best subject was -- not surprisingly -- French. See the Boston Globe. (via Instapundit) This has marginal relevance for current politics except to point out the hollow, snooty pretensions of many Bush bashers.

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