A vote of confidence -- from someone who knows
From the Cincinnati Enquirer:
Ronna Greff Schneider, a law professor at the University of Cincinnati, was John Kerry's moot-court partner at Boston College Law School in 1974 and 1975, when they won the school competition and the New England regional before losing in the national finals.
"I worked so intensely with him in a way that, granted, was not like running the country. But I saw in him qualities I so admire that I know will make him a wonderful president," she said. "He's very, very smart, and he can take a tremendous amount of complex information, listen to both sides of an argument, and then focus in on what's important."