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Goodlatte and the term-limits pledge

It doesn’t bother me at all that Bob Goodlatte reneged on his term-limits pledge.

I’ll concede that perhaps it should.

(You know, broken promises …)

But it doesn’t. I file it away in the Politicians Saying Anything To Get Elected folder. Like how Goodlatte will tell you up and down how he’s aghast at big spending by Democrats, when he did little to stand in the way of his fellow Republicans when they had the keys to the White House and majorities in Congress and themselves spent like drunken sailors.

Or how he’ll tell you he’s big on agriculture issues, when his tenure as chair of the House Agriculture Committee was free reign for big agribusiness at the expense of the small farmer.

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