One of the Democrats' favorite tactics is the Big Lie technique of constantly repeating their lies about past events until they get accepted as the truths they are not. They count on us wearying of defending the truth before they weary of lying. (Do they ever
weary of lying? I haven't seen it yet.) An example is Hillary's recent comparison of Nigeria's rigged elections to Florida 2000 (remembered by honest Americans as the Sore-Loserman election). I quote from the ABC News
Answering a question about Nigeria's recent election, Clinton said, "In 2000, our presidential election came down to one state where the brother of the man running for President was the governor of the state. So we have our problems too."
I'm not weary yet, so I will point out a few things. First, even though no law said he had to, Florida Governor Jeb Bush recused himself from any involvement in the recounts and legal wrangling that followed the election. Second, I remind all that Florida Attorney General Bob Butterworth refused to recuse himself, even though he had been the Florida chairman for the Gore-Lieberman campaign. In fact, Butterworth intruded himself into the controversy more than once at points in which he had no legal, Florida-constitutional right to intervene.
(Third, and as an aside, I remind all that Democrats like Hillary Clinton abused and slandered Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris for reading a Florida law requiring a district's election returns (and recounts) to be reported to the state's Secretary of State within 7 days, and concluding that it meant 7 days, even if the Democratic candidate was losing! Is it any wonder that BO and the Dems are blowing up the deficit to a point where the entire economy is threatened ? This bunch can't even count to 7 accurately.)
The definitive account of Florida 2000, by the way, is Bill Sammon's thoroughly researched At Any Cost
, which, contrary to the Amazon.com reviewer's assertion, is the definitive work. Be wary of Amazon's reviews and reviewers. They are another illustration of O'Sullivan's First Law.
Let's not let any liberal lies enter common knowledge as truths. Their name is legion, as many of us know.