The Harry Reid Follies

Wise leader Harry says

“We don’t have a lot of leeway on time,” Reid told reporters in the Capitol. “One of the individuals in the caucus today talked about a major insurance company — a major insurance company — one with a name that everyone knows that’s on the verge of going bankrupt. That’s what this is all about.”

What he meant to say was

…later in the day Reid spokesman Jim Manley said the senator was speaking broadly and not referring to anything specific.
“Senator Reid is not personally aware of any particular company being on the verge of bankruptcy,” Manley wrote in an e-mail to “Rather, his comments were meant to refer to the conditions in the financial sector generally. He regrets any confusion his comments may have caused.”


3 Responses to “The Harry Reid Follies”

  1. Jim - PRS says:

    Wake me when the nightmare is over.

  2. Gunslinger says:

    Perhaps Mr. Manley should be reminded that saying “a major insurance company” is a term of specificity, not a broad term.

  3. Retread says:

    And I’m supposed to believe Reid and his fellows are smart enough figure out how to fix the credit mess?
    I’d be scared to go home to face the voters if I were him.

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