How to Win Votes (Not): Tell Voters they are Worse than Congress

Rep. John Shimkus, one of the leading figures who seems to have known about Predatorgate for some time but done little, has found a novel defense which I hope he will keep using: Insult the voters.
Yes, really:

He insisted the page program is safe. “They are as safe there as they are at home,” he said. “In fact, in a lot of homes–they’re safer in our program than they are in a lot of homes.”

I am certain that voters all across America will appreciate hearing this assessment of their parenting.

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2 Responses to How to Win Votes (Not): Tell Voters they are Worse than Congress

  1. Ugh says:

    Did you see that 60 minutes got its hands on the no-fly list? Good thing I’m not named Robert Johnson.

    http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/10/05/60minutes/main2066624.shtml

  2. Sue Ann says:

    You know, if I had been a contributor to the Republican party I might at this point be tempted to sue for my money back on the basis of false advertising. Moral values my aunt Fanny!

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