Thursday, October 07, 2004

NewsClip: Kerry gains key Republican endorsement

Yep, folks. It's Alex P. Keaton. Hat tip to Ezra Klein at pandagon.

"Actor Michael J. Fox is returning to TV -- in a commercial praising Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry for his stance on stem cell research.

"'John Kerry strongly supports stem cell research. George Bush is putting limits on it,' Fox says in an ad Kerry's campaign unveiled Thursday. 'Stem cell research can help millions of Americans whose lives have been touched by devastating illnesses. George Bush says we can wait. I say lives are at stake and it's time for leadership. That's why I support John Kerry for president.'

"The campaign said the ad would run in local media markets in states considered battlegrounds.

"Fox, who has Parkinson's disease, campaigned with Kerry in New Hampshire on Monday and filmed the ad after the event."

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