Originally posted by DarthMuerte
reply to post by stanguilles7
Pandering has a generally negative connotation. Speaking the truth is not "pandering".
Comparing the IRS to the Gestapo, who engaged in mass arrests and executions of tens of thousands of political dissidents is most definitely
inaccurate pandering to an ignorant populace.
Again, one can make all kinds of legitimate criticisms of the SCOTUS ruling, but comparing them to the Gestapo is historically inaccurate
What you are missing is I am not condemning his criticism of the SCOTUS ruling (although i am critical of his comparison tot he gestapo, thats just
I'm just pointing out he is a politician, and politicians pander for their own political gain. LePage likely has his eyes on larger office. He's
already gone from City Councilor, to Mayor, to Governor. Now I bet he has his eyes on DC. Look beyond the emotional reaction his pandering illicits,
and be capable of analyzing this beyond your own partisan predisposition.
edit on 8-7-2012 by stanguilles7 because: (no reason given)