You've seen him in Sen. John Kerry's ads attacking President Bush's handling of the war
on terror, but former Gen. Merrill McPeak isn't a cameo star in the Democrat's presidential campaign. During a tour of Democratic opposition headquarters on 7th Street in New York City, the Bulletin and U.S. News ran into the former Air Force Chief of Staff bouncing between interviews on behalf of the candidate.
"I've got one tune," said the retired four-star, referring to his support for Kerry. What's unusual about his role is that he had decided to jump in full-time to help Kerry instead of just making a TV ad and they going back to his private life, said a Kerry aide. "He's a great guy. Lifelong Republican and now a registered independent [who] just thinks Bush is terrible and really likes Kerry," said the strategist. "That's the only reason he's involved." All week in New York, McPeak has done TV, radio and print interviews from offices in a labor building provided to the Democratic opposition team. Paul Bedard, U.S. News