Daily Media Spotlight August 26, 2010
From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pennsylvania Democrat and gubernatorial candidate Dan Onorato falsely accuses his opponent, state Attorney General Tom Corbett, of breaking his tax pledge – while Onorato won’t fully commit to not raising taxes himself.
“A Month’s Wages Lost”, that’s the headline in the Chattanooga Times Free Press highlighting Cost of Government Day and the additional month it has taken this year to pay for our government.
The Los Angeles Times has the story on the difficult task Obamacare’s backers have in trying to turn public opinion towards the big government program around. As Grover Norquist points out, “All you have to do is say the words 'Obamacare' or 'the healthcare bill,' attach it to your opponent, and it's a boat anchor.”
Steve MacDonald of GraniteGrok.com bemoans New Hampshire’s Cost of Government Day, but offers the consolation that at least the Granite State paid for its government long before Connecticut – whose residents will continue to pay for the cost of their government until September 15th.