Sunday, November 04, 2007

Liar II

Two years ago I pointed out that Rep. John Shimkus (R-What House Page Scandal?) was going to be a big fat liar if he ran for another term in 2008. You might remember that he ran for Congress the first time in 1996 pledging no more than 6 terms (12 years). Well, according to the SJ-R, Shimkus is running in 2008.
U.S. Rep. John Shimkus announced his intention to seek re-election to the 19th Congressional District, which includes parts of Springfield, today via a series of videos released on his Web site.

“Faith, family, integrity and personal responsibility … those are the values I work every day to represent in Washington, D.C. And they are the reason I ask again for your trust and your support in this campaign for Congress,” Shimkus said in the videos. “To me, real leadership means standing strong for the principles that I'm convinced we share in central and southern Illinois.”
I guess lying is one of those principles. Or maybe it reflects "integrity and personal responsibility".

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

What do you expect from somebody who talks about the West Point and Range code, yet one of his first votes in Congress was to elect as Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich?