Anyone who follows politics has heard the phrase, "This smacks of desparation." Well, this is what it actually looks like. An impressive senator is starting to look pathetic.
Kerry Takes a Mortgage of $6 Million on His House
WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 — Senator John Kerry has borrowed $6.4 million against his house in Boston in an effort to finance his campaign in the early presidential primaries, according to mortgage papers filed on Tuesday and a campaign official.
The money will allow Mr. Kerry, who is lagging behind Howard Dean in polls in Iowa and New Hampshire, to spend more in those crucial states, where he must have a strong showing to sustain his campaign.