Friday, September 10, 2010

Speaking Truth From Power

On March 16, when confronted by members of the Jefferson Area Tea Party, Rep. Tom Perriello, D-Va., made a startling confession:

“If there’s one thing I’ve learned up here (in Washington) and I
didn’t really need to come up here to learn it, is the only way to get
Congress to balance the budget is to give them no choice, and the only
way to keep them out of the cookie jar is to give them no choice, which
is why – whether it’s balanced budget acts or pay as you go legislation
or any of that – is the only thing. If you don’t tie our hands, we will
keep stealing”

Read more at the Washington Examiner:

hat Tip to Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit.

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