Compare that to the "sluggish" Kerry response to the Swift Boat lies:
"GOP partisans outside the Bush campaign quickly questioned the authenticity of the documents that CBS claimed to have unearthed, while the Bush campaign itself stayed out of the fray."
"Kerry advisers insisted that taking the high road amid attacks on Kerry's Vietnam service by the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth was the way to go."Now some might suggest that the key difference is that the Republicans have a media empire -- Fox News, Clear Channel, talk radio -- while the Democrats don't. The pro-Republican media was quite willing to relentlessly repeat the Swift Boat charges, despite the overwhelming evidence that they were lies.