Wednesday, November 02, 2005

Fun New Book

Author Peter Schweizer has a very interesting new book, Do As I Say (Not As I Do). Basically, it delves into the apparent hypocrisy of many of the far left's leading voices. Some of the juicier tidits...

Filmmaker Michael Moore has declared that he owns no stocks, isn't a shareholder in any companies. But Moore's tax returns show that he actually owns hundreds of thousands of shares of stock, including 2,000 shares of Haliburton.

Ted Kennedy favors racial set-asides on federal contracts. But when it came to his own investment in an entire city block of Washington, DC, he got his political friends to help him waive an affirmative action set-aside.

Nancy Pelosi has made supporting labor unions a cornerstone of her public career. Yet the vineyards and hotels that comprise her $35 million fortune have one thing in common: they won't use union labor.
Of course, this stuff isn't exclusive to the liberal Left. It's just so much more fun when it's them!