Democrat Cong. Paul Kanjorski, who seems to be the odd fatwa short of the full jihad in the brains department, admitted that Democrats lied about the Iraq War in order to win the 2006 election. . It is a major, major bombshell with implications not just in PA's 11th district (where Kanjorski is running against Republican Lou Barletta) but nationwide: -
"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."
Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Robert A. Gleason, Jr. released the following statement on recent comments made by Congressman Paul Kanjorski admitting that Democrats lied to the public regarding ending the Iraq War in order to win back control of Congress:
“In light of his admission that he and other members of the Democrat Party lied, I believe that Congressman Paul Kanjorski should do the honorable thing and resign immediately.The now admitted lies by the Democrats have not only deceived the people of the US, but have given heart to the terrorists the military is fighting, by giving them the impression that Americans are a bunch of quitters. This above all things is a major reason the fighting has been really difficult until the administration followed John McCain’s advice and committed to the surge.
He violated the trust of the people of his district and betrayed them through his purposefully deceitful remarks. I demand that other members of the Democrat delegation come clean as well and let the public know if they were part of this conspiracy.
"Paul Kanjorski said that the Democrats ‘stretched the facts' for political reasons during the 2006 election cycle. As a veteran, I find Congressman Kanjorski's admission to lying about the facts of the War startling.
The fact that Paul Kanjorski and the Democrats put their own political interests and thirst for power above the lives of the brave men and women fighting to protect our country sickens me. By misleading the nation and the world about the progress being made in Iraq, Kanjorski and the Democrats put the lives of our troops in danger, and they should be deeply ashamed of themselves. This is a sad day in American political history."
To recklessly endanger the lives of servicemen in the pursuit of political goals is reprehensible.
To elect McCain would be a massive blow to the enemy, who are fully expecting to get the wet liberal they have been publicly endorsing for President.