Sorry, I don't buy the completely weak spin that he meant this towards President Bush:
Kerry then told the students that if they were able to navigate the education system, they could get comfortable jobs - "If you don't, you get stuck in Iraq," he said to a mixture of laughter and gasps.
For those who might insist that I've <tired dodge>taken him out of context</tired dodge>, here's the full statement:
“You know, education, if you make the most of it, if you study hard and you do your homework, and you make an effort to be smart, uh, you, you can do well. If you don’t, you get stuck in Iraq.”