The title of this blog is “Looking for ‘Character’ in GOP Presidential Candidates.” I would add a colon to that– “: Or Lack Thereof.” I don’t want a person who lies to the public about either their record or policy. None of these GOP candidates meet my expectations.
“One of the benefits of a presidential campaign is the character and capability, judgment and temperament of every single one of us is revealed over time and under pressure.” That was Carly Fiorina’s introduction to the second GOP presidential debate on September 16, illustrating the flaws in all the GOP candidates. Even the conservative Washington Post wrote that Fiorina “couldn’t just admit she made a mistake but instead doubled down and worsened the falsehood [about Planned Parenthood.” She insists on describing a scene in the highly doctored, false videotapes of Planned Parenthood that doesn’t exist and continues to digging her hole deeper while demanding a government shutdown. The last debacle, two years ago, cost $26 billion, but she was “not aware of any hardship to anyone, other than the veterans trying to get to the World War II memorial.”
In an increasingly strident voice, Fiorina delivers graphic details about abortions from these fabricated videos
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