Day 40: Five Hypocritical Republicans Burned By Their Own Words

Topics range from citizens’ unhappiness to the First Amendment to town halls to Obamacare to vacation

Believe it or not, politicians often say things that they don’t mean, depending on who is in power. Unfortunately for those politicians, with Twitter preserving those old statements, they can look silly when one suddenly decides to flip flop on an issue.

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“Absolutely. I know there were,” Chaffetz said when pressed on his assertion that the town-hall backlash was powered by paid disruptors. When asked who might have paid to fill out the 1,000-person audience, the Utah Republican then told the paper to “do some reporting.” Referring to the protesters’ frequent shouting, he added that, “We’re better than that. That’s not what the average Utahn is like.”

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On government intervention in health care:

“While the court may have erroneously come to the conclusion that the law is allowable, it certainly does nothing to make this mandate or government takeover of our health care right.” — Sen. Rand Paul

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40 days in, 1422 to go


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