While appearing at Coral Reef High School in Florida, Obama told children to “sit down, take a load off.” He later realized his blunder when he realized the children didn’t have any chairs to sit on.
Texas state senator and rising Democratic star Wendy Davis has admitted to having embellished the facts in her personal history. Yesterday, less than a week after poking holes in her inspiring, up-from-nowhere narrative, the Dallas Morning News reasserted its liberal mala fides by publishing an editorial titled “The Wendy Davis story.” In it the editors wrote:
The bare-bones Wendy Davis story — the one without embellishment — is sufficiently inspiring as a matrix for defying expectations. The daughter of a teenage mother and a teenage mother herself, Davis managed to beat the odds by getting a college education and Ivy League law degree, then launching a political career that’s brought her national adulation.
Speaking at a meeting of the National Association of Attorneys General on gun violence Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden said that he says what he means, and yes, it gets him in trouble.
“No one’s ever doubted that I mean what I say. The problem is that I tend to say what I mean, and that gets me in trouble – except in Mississippi,” he said.