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December 07, 2009

Unbelievable: Harry Reid Compares Opponents Of Health Care Reform To Defenders Of Slavery

And by "Unbelievable", I mean "Entirely Believable" given what passes for Reid's character.

Speaking on the Senate floor this morning, Reid said "Instead of joining us on the right side of history, all the Republicans can come up with is, 'slow down, stop everything, let's start over.' If you think you've heard these same excuses before, you're right."

He continued "When this country belatedly recognized the wrongs of slavery, there were those who dug in their heels and said 'slow down, it's too early, things aren't bad enough' ... He continued: "When women spoke up for the right to speak up, they wanted to vote, some insisted they simply, slow down, there will be a better day to do that, today isn't quite right."

Several GOP Senators immediately took after Reid, including Tom Coburn who said the remarks were, "beneath the dignity of the Majority Leader". I disagree with Coburn because Reid is a shameless hack of a politician who makes Senator Pat Geary from the Godfather II look like a paragon of virtue. I find it hard to believe Reid has any dignity to be beneath.

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