Last night I was watching Hardball. David Gregory was
filling in for Chris Mattews. During one of the last segments, Gregory had Jean
Schmidt on. Jean is the Republican running for OhioÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s second congressional
district in a special election this coming Tuesday. Her opponent is Democrat
Paul Hackett, a Marine Major who recently returned from duty in Iraq.
Cooks and Liars
has a clip from Hardball last night, which shows the kind of witch Hackett is up
against. Schmidt told Gregory that Hackett is just parroting Democrats like
Nancy Pelosi on his objections to the war. However, not long after that she
started citing her support for the war and it was almost verbatim from President
BushÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s speech. Gregory even called her on it, and she said she believes in it
which is why she says it. I guess it is ok for her to believe what someone says,
but not for her opponent.
Jean Schmidt is a totally delusional individual. She stated
during her interview that Saddam was not letting weapons inspectors into Iraq. I
wonder where the news got all those clips of the weapons inspectors in Iraq
destroying weapons then. This just shows that she has a total disconnect from
the reality of current events.
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especially if you live in this district and are undecided on who to vote for. Do
we want a person who served in Iraq to serve in Congress, or would we rather see
a person who blatantly lies about the precursors to the war in order to try and