Do We Have A Candidate We Can Trust?
by James Glaser
May 1, 2008
John McCain voted to allow our nation to torture people. The man was tortured himself and gave speech after speech about how torture doesn't work, and how he was totally against it. John McCain is as close to a life-long politician as you can get. When I think of McCain and trust, I think of the fact that his campaign is run almost totally by lobbyists. That tells me a lot. Google "John McCain's lies" and you will get 722,000 hits.
Hillary Clinton has so much going against her in the trust category that I'm not even going to write about it. Google "Hillary Clinton's lies" and you get 1,300,000 hits that can keep you reading for days.
Just to make things fair I tried Googling "Barrack Obama's lies" and surprise, I came up with 1,060,000 hits.
I wasn't surprised with the numbers for Hillary or McCain, but for some reason I thought Barrack would have much lower number of lies, but then again I have to remember the guy is a politician, and politicians lie. I think they all do.
So, this November when you go to vote, if you pull the lever for one of these three, don't kid yourself and believe that you are voting for a change or a new way of doing things in Washington. All three of these candidates represent the same old kind of politics we have had for decades.
Things will not change until Americans stand up and vote for someone that the corporate media does not want. This time around that would have been Ron Paul or Dennis Kucinich. Yes, they both had some different ideas, but that is what it is going to take to change the way we do things in this country. With all the checks and balances built into the Constitution, I doubt if giving anyone a try would hurt us any more that Bush has.
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