Liar, Liar Pants On Fire
Calling people liars seems to the Democrat’s answer to everything. Here's a few lines from a Rolling Stone interview with the Democrat Harry Reid, the Senate minority leader:
Rolling Stone: You've called [President] Bush a loser.Here we have Erica Jong giving a commencement speech about lying yesterday at the College of Staten Island:
Reid: And a liar.
Rolling Stone: You apologized for the loser comment.
Reid: But never for the liar, have I?
“Whoever controls the words is framing the debate," Ms. Jong said. "You will be able to be framers of the debate rather than the people sitting there and listening to the conversation. Listen to what is said and question authority. I want you graduates to get mad when you're deliberately lied to."Ms. Jong's remarks were met with some vehement disapproval:
"I'm a writer," said the author of eight novels. "I spend days and nights playing with words, trying to make sense of them. Telling the truth has never been easy. It's gotten harder."
"She gave a political speech when she was supposed to be doing a pep talk," said the father of a CSI graduate who declined to give his name. "Some graduates wanted to throw stuff at her. Whoever heard of a commencement speaker talking about body bags?"And the students, just framing the debate, told Jong to "Shut up!" and "Go Home!"
Dorothy, a 48-year-old mother of a CSI graduate, categorized Ms. Jong's speech as "all-around bashing. "It was disgusting, despicable," said the Fort Wadsworth woman, who would not give her surname. "She called politicians liars, called us all liars. She trashed America. Mostly, she just wanted to talk. It was personal spewing. There was nothing about graduation."