Sometimes one just has to laugh at the bald-faced whoppers that some politicos will tell when they’ve been discovered with their hands in the cookie jar or in a place they ain’t supposed to be. Case in point: the school voucher group, Parents for Educational Freedom attempting to explain an all-expense paid trip to Miami for a gaggle of legislators (including the Speaker of the House), legislative staffers and at least three lobbyists for the group.
According to this article in the Fayetteville Observer:
“Stan Chambers, a spokesman for the Raleigh-based lobbying group, told me Monday that the trip was designed to educate the 11 state lawmakers who went about Florida’s education tax credit program.
Chambers said the overnight trip did not include any lobbying or formal presentations by Parents for Educational Freedom.” (Emphasis supplied.)
Say what??!! Come on, Stan, give us a break. Read More