John Kerry on Space 2004 SpaceRef

Of course, the only comments from a Democratic presidential candidate in 2004 that have come to have any real relevance to the future progress of Bush’s new space policy (should Bush lose) are those of John Kerry, the Democratic Party’s 2004 nominee. The day after Bush’s speech, the San Francisco Chronicle quoted Kerry as saying, “Rather than sending Americans to Mars or the Moon right now, these people would be better off trying to figure out how to get Americans back from Iraq.”