Morton M. Kondracke claimed that, “for all I know,” the growing insurgency in Iraq was “designed ... to help elect [Senator] John Kerry.” Kondracke is executive editor of Roll Call, co-host of FOX News Channel's The Beltway Boys, and a regular contributor on FOX News Channel's Special Report with Brit Hume.
From the September 16 edition of FOX News Channel's Special Report with Brit Hume:
KONDRACKE: There's clearly a campaign going to raise the level of casualties. And I think this is a rolling tent is what we're seeing, you know, like 1968 in Vietnam, designed to discourage the United States from persisting in the -- and maybe even trying to help elect [Senator] John Kerry for all I know.
Media Matters for America has previously documented other conservative commentators suggesting that terrorists and other anti-American forces prefer Kerry: