Pretty hard to equivocate this one, no matter how liberal your viewpoint.
Here’s the Governor’s exact words:
“It’s a free country. I wish it weren’t, but . . . it’s a free country. You know, you got to, you got to respect that freedom.”
Deval Patrick said this on the “Jim & Margery Show” (WTKK-FM, Boston) September 1st, 2010.
Here, on video, is the audio:
As Doug Powers drolly notes:
Every now and then, a politician goofs and reveals more than he or she intended, providing a window into the true motives or beliefs. Michigan’s John Dingell claiming that Obamacare is a peachy way to “control the people,” and President Obama saying that America is a world super power “whether we like it or not” are recent examples.
Reader, do the world a favor and send this son-of-a-bitch Deval Patrick a message. Here is his contact form.