Posts Tagged ‘medical care for 9/11 first responders’

Congressman Weiner has a history of exaggerations and misstatements, says PolitiFact.com:

June 9, 2011

I rely a lot on PolitiFact.com, a blog of the St. Petersburg Times, to check the truthfulness of public figures. Today they reviewed all their ratings of Anthony Weiner, It’s a sad record, even before the plethora of lies he spewed over the past week. It’s much worse than I remembered. He was only rated four times, and the highest rating he ever got was “half true.”

I had admired him for his intensity, especially for his raging plea for medical care for the 9/11 first responders, who had been abandoned by Republicans in the House. He won that battle, but I should have been more critical of him. I shoulda checked PolitiFact.com