Ken Blackwell

Gergen then opened up on Scott Brown. Would you really sit in “Ted Kennedy’s seat” and vote against the cause to which Kennedy devoted his life? How about that for a blow below the belt? And this is PBS’ idea of a Republican!

Not intentionally, Gergen gave Brown an opening for the greatest line of the night: “With all due respect, it’s not the Kennedy seat, it’s not the Democrats’ seat, it’s the People’s Seat.” That line may have won the election for Scott Brown. “People’s Seat” was the slogan that glittered on stage when Scott Brown claimed victory. But surely no thanks to David RINO Gergen.

And that’s what the Obama Executive Commission on Debt Reduction will look like. Gergens galore. Their job will be to rope Republicans into voting huge new tax increases.

They’ll be famous “deficit hawks.” But they’ll know nothing about job creation and small business promotion. Some of those congressionally appointed commissioners could include the very Members voters want to oust this fall. Deficit hawks could soon change their feather and become lame ducks.

Harry Truman kept a sign on his desk. It said: “The Buck Stops Here.” This debt reduction commission just passes the buck. Don’t fall for another Gergen-Shields fiasco of a debt reduction commission.

Ken Blackwell

Ken Blackwell, a contributing editor at, is a senior fellow at the Family Research Council and the American Civil Rights Union and is on the board of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. He is the co-author of the bestseller The Blueprint: Obama’s Plan to Subvert the Constitution and Build an Imperial Presidency, on sale in bookstores everywhere..
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