Skip to comments.Congressman admits Democrats "stretched the facts," misled anti-war supporters
Posted on 05/22/2008 9:25:15 PM PDT by Dawnsblood
Congressman Paul Kanjorski (D-PA) has been a fairly undistinguished member of the House of Representatives for nearly a quarter of a century. He is a career member of the Financial Services Committee who has made little or no name for himself since his first electoral victory, and has maintained incumbency through the funneling of pork back to his district. Even his Wikipedia entry says that Kanjorski "usually plays behind-the-scenes roles in the advocacy or defeat of legislation and steers appropriations money toward improving the infrastructure and economic needs of his district."
But [in] the temptation to want to win back the Congress, we sort of stretched the facts - and people ate it up.Never one to stand out in a crowd outside of his own district if he could help it up until now, Rep. Kanjorski's public life may be about to change in a major way very, very quickly, and for a very big reason.
You see, Paul Kanjorski has an honesty problem.
More specifically, Paul Kanjorski's problem is that he was publicly honest about the intentional dishonesty of Congressional Democrats (and Democrat candidates) in the run-up to the 2006 election -- particularly with regard to the War in Iraq.
(Excerpt) Read more at jeffemanuel.net ...
No more pork for his district. He’s going to be a shunned man in dem circles from now on.
I soo hope he is!
"I'll tell you my impression. We really in this last election, when I say we...the Democrats, I think pushed it as far as we can to the end of the fleet, didn't say it, but we implied it. That if we won the Congressional elections, we could stop the war. Now anybody was a good student of Government would know that wasn't true. But you know, the temptation to want to win back the Congress, we sort of stretched the facts...and people ate it up."
Great find! Thanks for posting.
Kakistocracy = Government by the least principled and least qualified.
By jingo, I thought that was a Clintonistocracy. Thanks for correcting me AND improving my vocabulary.
Wow, a Demagogue with a hint of a conscience......
Who would have expected that any of the ‘Rats would come clean like this?
He’s going to be a very unhappy camper now as his party begins to punish him for this bit of truth-telling.
Duh, we know they wouldn’t de-fund the troops, because they know that would have been political suicide.
Telling your idiot voters that you’re going to de-fund/pull the troops to get them to the polls is another story. They know how to rabble rouse their marxist base, they’ll always find new boogeymen in every election. If all else fails they’ll go back to “Republicans want to bring back slavery” that always works.
When the “Right” and the “Left” finally figure out they’re being had...all Hell is gonna break loose!
This politization of the war emboldened our enemies and caused the deaths of untold numbers of our troops and innocent civilians.
“Fortunately for those Democrats who campaigned, and were elected, based on their war-ending promises, their hardcore supporters, their activists, and their base of voters, are all made up of people who are, by Mr. Kanjorski’s reckoning, very, very poor students of Government.”
An honest politician? Must be getting ready to retire.
I refuse to believe Democrats Lied!
I’m going to the corner to cry now.
Paul Kanjorski has an honesty problem.
More specifically, Paul Kanjorski’s problem is that he was publicly honest about the intentional dishonesty of Congressional Democrats (and Democrat candidates) in the run-up to the 2006 election — particularly with regard to the War in Iraq.....
Any vets in his district willing to run against him? Not too late!
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