Three examples of the truth being revealed in the most interesting ways:
Item 1: The Claim: That Democrats are sincerely, absolutely, wonderfully interested in true, honest-to-goodness, authentic bipartisanship. The Reality: Senate Finance Committee Chairman, Democrat Max Baucus, worked for weeks with Republican Senator Chuck Grassley on a bipartisan jobs bill that could attract votes across party lines. Majority Leader and Major Jerk Harry Reid killed it yesterday—and along with it, any sense that the Democrats are serious about real bipartisanship.
Item 2: The Claim: That Democrats just have a “messaging” problem and that if they just explained health care, the economy, etc etc, better, the American people would really “get” what they’re trying to do and support it, full out. And if only they’d fix their communications problem, they’d be in great shape heading into November’s elections. The Reality: Congressman Patrick Kennedy, son of the late Ted Kennedy and the last “great?” electoral hope of the putrid Kennedys, has just announced that he will not seek re-election. The writing is on the wall—even in Deep Blue Massachusetts. It’s not a communications problem, Dems. It’s a content problem.
Item 3: The Claim: Hillary loves Bill. The Reality: After Bill Clinton had a cardiac event and underwent an operation to place 2 stents in an artery, Hillary came to New York to visit him in the hospital. Her office was quick to say that she’ll be heading to the Mideast this weekend as planned.
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