Had he been honest with people about anything, nothing would have passed. Had he been honest about his stimulus, it wouldn't have happened. Had he been honest about what he intended for the job, the economy, he wouldn't have been elected. Had he been honest about what he intended in foreign policy, he wouldn't have been elected. Had he been honest about what's gonna happen to people's health care, he would not have been elected. What do you mean, you don't know why he lied to people?That's from Rush Limbaugh. This is from Instapundit:
Is it an extreme statement to say the Democrat Party has to lie in campaigns? The Democrat Party cannot be honest about its intentions. That's why we don't have a federal budget for four years, because the Democrat Party does not want to spell out their policy objectives. They don't want to spell out what they intend to do with tax increases, the size of government, health care, you name it. That's why we don't have a budget, pure and simple. A Democrat consultant wonders why Obama wasn't honest with Americans, and people on our side say it took 'em five weeks after the immaculation to figure out who they're dealing with here? Man, are we screwed. There's no other way to put it.
Here’s the explanation: They couldn’t have passed the bill — which barely passed — without lying. So, they lied. And it worked until after the election.
Now, anyone with half a brain knew that the
Time to hammer that reality home, with anyone you can.