Here’s a link to an interesting bit of potential ammo for the Kerry campaign which I haven’t seen mentioned before. Lester R. Brown writes on the Earth Policy Institute website that
The rejection of American foreign policy is translating into a rejection of products with U.S. brand names. Europeans are in effect holding an economic referendum on U.S. foreign policy, voting with their pocketbooks. The effect of this can be seen in the third quarter earnings reports now coming out for several leading U.S. corporations.
He goes on to cite examples. I know that Bush voters aren’t voting on issues like this, that in calmer times would seem more important. But you’d think it’d be worth a mention.