Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Rep. John Spratt Surprised by Voter Anger
Rep. John Spratt is in a tough campaign to retain his congressional house seat. The incumbent has represented the people of South Carolina's 5th district since 1982. He admitted that he has never seen such anger in his political career, as described by the Herald:
Anger surprised Spratt
In a recent interview, Spratt said he didn't foresee the level of anger that has defined this election season.
"I knew health care would be a big issue," he said. "Frankly, I didn't think it would be this difficult. Some things we've done, I thought would be better received once the results were met."
You've got to be kidding me! Spratt was in congress in 1994 the last time they tried to shove nationalized health care down our throat. What in the hell did he think would happen if they actually passed it? Spratt is obviously out of touch. He has Potomac fever and the only cure is permanent retirement.
Read more: http://www.heraldonline.com/2010/10/24/2554377/spratt-needs-democratic-base.html#ixzz13WAN39ql