Monday, January 16, 2012

Quote(s) of the Day - Debating on MLK Day Edition

On the 2008 democrat presidential debate held on MLK day:

“It is fitting this final South Carolina Democratic Presidential debate will take place on the day South Carolina and the nation honor Martin Luther King, Jr.,
Former House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn

“What better tribute to the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. than to host such an important educational event on the day we celebrate his birthday,” 
 Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Mississippi

Fast forward to 2012 to the republican debate being held on MLK  Day.  

“The Republicans are scheduling their debate [for] Monday, Martin Luther King Day, without any regard, whatsoever, [for] the civil rights issues that this state has faced,

South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Dick Harpootlian 

“It is an irony that they are having a debate on Martin Luther King Day, when all of them are running on state’s rights.”

Jesse Jackson

Apparently memories are short.  Hypocrites.  

1 comment:

hometown guy said...

Wait, politicians are hypocritical? I'm shocked, I tell you. ;-)

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