By John Aguilar
Boulder Daily Camera
Thursday, December 13, 2007
Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich’s greatest supporter minced no words at a question-and-answer session, tackling at the outset her husband’s biggest vulnerability.
“I want to talk about viability,” Elizabeth Kucinich, wife of the U.S. representative from Ohio, told about 50 people gathered at the University Memorial Center on the University of Colorado campus Wednesday.
Dennis Kucinich, who has staked out some of the most-liberal positions on issues in the field of Democratic candidates running for the White House, consistently trails in national polls.
Elizabeth Kucinich dismissed polls, media coverage and the focus on campaign fundraising as corrupting influences on the democratic process.
“Politics is a grassroots movement,” she said. “If you really were to just look at his platform, his voting record, his integrity — without listening to what the corporate media is saying — who is it you would vote for?”
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