“Everything I own is in Nebraska.”
– Bob Kerrey to the North Platte Bulletin
“I got up this morning and tried to make an omelet, and I couldn’t find a frying pan.”
– Bob Kerrey to the New York Times (not the York News Times)
We have a feeling Bob left a few more things at his home in New York City than just the frying pan.
When Kerrey was chatting with the New York Times reporter, he said he would have voted for ObamaCare. And he said (apparently channeling Yoda),
“I prefer not single-payer, but I think you’ve got to get everyone in the same group. I think the commercial payers can get it done.”
Well guess what folks, that is a change from the old Bob Kerrey. In 1991 Kerrey told Jim Lehrer that he was for a taxpayer funded health care program, i.e., Single Payer. You know, like the ones in Canada where you get “free” health care — but if you want real service you go to the United States.
But now Kerrey is changing his tune to make it more pleasing to the Nebraska ear. So above, it’s, “I’m not for single payer, but I think we can get it done with single payer.” Uh, what?
Kerrey is FOR ObamaCare.
Kerrey is FOR single payer.
Kerrey is FOR blowing up the American health care system and instituting Europe’s.
But at least Kerrey acknowledges…
“I don’t presume I am going to win the election talking like this.”
Well, at least we are on the same page.
And we love the New York Times reporter who writes that Kerrey,
“…sipped a latte in a shop here…”
And then just a few paragraphs later writes…
“Or is he, as his detractors contend, a shameless opportunist culturally sullied by a decade in Manhattan (insert image of overly chic reading glasses and cappuccino here)…”
ALARM! ALARM! IRONY ALERT!
So later in the afternoon, she changed the story to read…
“…sipped a coffee in a shop here…”
So who do you think caught that one? A NYT editor, or a Kerrey camper? Nothing like a hometown reporter, huh?
We are surprised she didn’t say anything about an “overly chic winter skull cap”.
If you are curious, the LJS’s Don Walton does a wonderful story about how to prepare a roasted lamb for Election Day in the First Congressional District.
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