Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Back To The Future

"The Department of Education should not be producing paid political advertising for the president, it should be helping us to produce smarter students."

Republicans? Uh, no. Democrate Dick Gephardt in 1991 after President George H. W. Bush broadcast a speech from a Northwest Washington junior high school.

In 1991 Democrats also launched a full-blown investigation into the production of the speech and summoned top Bush administration officials to Capitol Hill for an extensive hearing on the issue.

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