|"I'm going to lie to everybody about this meeting and there is nothing you can do to stop me!"|
Courtesy of TPM:
Out of the three officials who met President Obama on an airport tarmac near Phoenix earlier this week, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) is now the only one who has characterized the president as anything other than cordial.
In numerous TV and radio interviews since the meeting, Brewer has said the president was “tense to say the least” and took issue with a book she wrote last year. She said Obama walked away from her while she was in mid-sentence and even told one Phoenix television station she felt “a little bit threatened” by the encounter.
But Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, who was standing just feet away from the president and the governor on Wednesday during their now-infamous encounter, told TPM that Obama seemed calm the whole time.
“He wasn’t tense at all,” Stanton said on Friday. “The guy’s a pro.”
Though Stanton declined to discuss exactly what the governor and president said to each other, he said Obama’s classic coolness was evident.
“He doesn’t get animated, but he looks you in the eye and tells you what he thinks,” Stanton said. “And I think that’s honestly what he did is he looked the governor in the eye and spoke and told her what he was really feeling.”
Stanton, a Democrat, is now the second elected Arizona official whose account of the incident contradicts the way Brewer has described it.
This nasty little Teabagger bitch has used this made up story to help sell her crappy, poorly written book of lies, and to get tons of media attention. But ultimately I hope that it leads to the people of Arizona deciding to call for her resignation, or calling for a recall and driving her out of office.
I know that, like Alaska, there are a lot of assholes and dipshits in Arizona, but that is also the place that voted Gabby Giffords into office. So there is certainly hope for Arizonians to come together and decide that they deserve better than to be represented by this vicious little liar.
And by the way, it is exactly THIS kind of thing that makes me forever grateful to Senator Lieberman for doing this,
And by the way for you folks in Arizona who think it may be impossible to drive Brewer out of office, let me remind you that the lady pictured above never even finished one term.
Dare to dream Arizona, dare to dream.