With the November elections fast approaching, the candidates in New York are increasing their rhetoric and accusations. The Republican candidate in New York, Carl Paladino has caught his Democratic rival in a lie when he told the public that he voted for New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, when in fact he threw his hat in the ring with Democrat Freddy Ferrer. In Bloomberg’s latest race, Cuomo backed Democrat Bill Thompson. On the flip side of the coin, Democrat Andrew Cuomo tries to associate Carl Paladino as a political insider who, in the past has contributed to several politicians of his choosing. It seems as though the Tea Party is siding with the Republican candidate Carl Paladino on this one.
“‘Get smart! Your leaders are handing you a pack of lies, and you’re swallowing them! Use your heads! Do you think you can rob and murder, have sex with the neighborhood wives, tell lies nonstop, worship the local gods, and buy every novel religious commodity on the market, and then march into this Temple, set apart for my worship, and say, “We’re safe!” thinking that the place itself gives you a license to go on with all this outrageous sacrilege? A cave full of criminals! Do you think you can turn this Temple, set apart for my worship, into something like that? Well, think again. I’ve got eyes in my head. I can see what’s going on.’” God’s Decree! (Jeremiah)
Every election we look forward to the same tired accusations that our political wannabes spew out to us, just so that we can vote them into office, just so they can fail us again. Handing the voters a bunch of lies is bad enough by itself, but failing to keep your promise to them, well that is something entirely different. I realize that the political arena is nothing but a filthy cesspool, but politicians are expected to be men of their word, (yea right) if only to prove that they have an ounce of integrity.