Wednesday, June 18, 2008

NAFTA Flip Flop?

Yep, and now uses the excuse of political rhetoric for a lie.

Obama: NAFTA not so bad after all - Jun. 18, 2008
"Sometimes during campaigns the rhetoric gets overheated and amplified," he conceded, after I reminded him that he had called NAFTA "devastating" and "a big mistake," despite nonpartisan studies concluding that the trade zone has had a mild, positive effect on the U.S. economy.

Does that mean his rhetoric was overheated and amplified? "Politicians are always guilty of that, and I don't exempt myself," he answered.

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