If the real thing don’t do the trick
You better make up something quick
You gonna burn, burn, burn, burn, burn to the wick
Oooo, Barracuda, oh yeah
Lyrics from Barracuda by Heart
He said, she said and then the video said. And the video showed the truth as plain as day.
I am talking about the recent spat between Representative Frederica Wilson and White House chief of staff, General John R. Kelly. The statement by Kelly was that Wilson bragged how she secured $20 million for a South Florida FBI building in 2015 through twisting Obama’s arm. It would have been another dumb and distracting feud, except the speech had been video taped by the Sentinel Sun. What Representative Wilson had done was just the opposite – she acknowledged the help of Senator Marco Rubio, Mario Diaz-Balart and Carlos Curbelo, all Republicans, and she never took credit for the funding of the building. In fact, she wasn’t even elected to Congress when funding for the building occurred.
The building was named after two slain FBI agents. Wilson did take credit for approval of the name of the building just days before the dedication.
Pretty mean spirited stuff from the White House. Lesson to General Kelly- don’t escalate a feud, if it means crossing over between what is an opinion to what is a lie. For this one, I don’t need any research, it’s all on the video. See link:
It may be pretty small, but it looks like the White House is lining up on the side of the lie instead of the truth.