Sen. John Kerry's Words: Intention Vs. Reality

ByABC News
November 1, 2006, 11:18 AM

Nov. 1, 2006 — -- What did John Kerry intend to say vs. what did he actually say during a speech for California candidate Phil Angelides--ABC News has presented the actual statements below, you be the judge:

Here is what John Kerry actually said at his speech on Monday Oct. 30, while campaigning on behalf of California candidate Phil Angelides:

"You know, education, if you make the most of it, you study hard, you do your homework and you make an effort to be smart, you can do well. If you don't, you get stuck in Iraq."

Kerry's office has released the following as what they claim are the actually lines prepared for the delivery of the Angelides speech:

"It's great to be here with college students. I can't overstress the importance of a great education. Do you know where you end up if you don't study, if you aren't smart, if you're intellectually lazy? You end up getting us stuck in a war in Iraq. Just ask President Bush."