What do Governor’s Bobby Jindal (R-LA),
Sarah Palin (R-AK) and Mark Sanford (R-SC) all have in common besides the Republican Party?
By: David Phillips
April 6, 2009
all made headlines by railing against President Obama’s Stimulus Plan, they were hamming it up in front of the camera’s
and on radio and to anyone who would listen, they all said that they would not accept parts of the money set aside for their
respective States for programs such as Education, Unemployment, and the Disabled.
They said that their conservative principles could not
allow them to take the money for the programs that would go to the most needed.
Well, they all now say that they will accept ALL of
the money set aside for their States.
All three of these Governor’s have their eyes
set on the Presidential election in 2012, and all three rail against every move by President Obama to turn the economy around.
And all three repeat the same mantra of the GOP for cutting taxes for the rich and big corporations, as well as gutting Medicare
and other Entitlement programs as the only way to recover from the economic meltdown.
There actually was a total of seven GOP Governor’s
who said that they would not take parts of the stimulus package and they all have since recanted, but Jindal, Palin and Sanford
are the ones who pounded their drums the loudest.
Anyhow, they have all shown that they have no principles
by creating turmoil, that they are willing to put their own political careers ahead of those who put them in office, and the
only reason why they flip flopped on their promise to not accept parts of the stimulus money is because it would be political
suicide and end their political careers. Instead of trying to help solve the economic problems, they prefer to create more