Letters: Aug. 23, 2004

What Makes John Kerry Tick

"Kerry's strength lies in being his own man. His lack of good-ole-boyism is a welcome relief. He is a serious leader for these serious times." NANCY BRANNIGAN Mountain View, Calif.

It was interesting to read the article by Joe Klein "Inside the Mind of John Kerry" [Aug. 2]. I am ecstatic that there is a candidate for the presidency who uses some discernment when making a decision, who considers every angle of an issue before taking action that will affect millions of people and the stability of nations. If Kerry had had the same decisions to...