Senator John Kerry turned down White House offers to receive briefings on the current terror risk assessment because he was too busy.
KING: News of the day, Tom Ridge warned today about al Qaeda plans of a large-scale attack on the United States. Didn't increase the -- you see any politics in this? What's your reaction?
KERRY: Well, I haven't been briefed yet, Larry. They have offered to brief me. I just haven't had time.
The GOP has been ridiculed in the press for suggesting that Kerry would turn a deaf ear toward terrorism. Turns out the press and the DNC were all wet: Kerry has already turned a deaf ear to terrorism.