As Massachusetts Republican govs go, I’ll take Jane Swift over the Mittster any day. I think that by and large, she actually believed what she was saying.
Now that she’s on McCain’s alleged “truth” squad, she’s lost her credibility. From Jake Tapper’s blog — http://blogs.abcnews.com/polit…
It was pointed out to Swift that, after the line about the pig, Obama had said, “You can wrap an old fish in a piece of paper called ‘change,’ it’s still gonna stink after eight years.”
Swift then suggested that Obama was calling McCain a fish.
“I have a fourth-grader and two second-graders at home,” she said. “I would not teach them that this is sort of a high-minded debate on policy issues when they are calling people rotten old fish or a pig. In fact, it sounds a lot like some of the least intelligent debates on the playground sound like at our elementary school.”
A reporter then reminded Swift that in December, McCain was asked about criticisms coming his way from then-opponent Gov. Mitt Romney, R-Mass., and McCain replied, “Never get into a wrestling match with a pig. You both get dirty, and the pig likes it.”
Was McCain calling Romney a pig? a reporter asked Swift.
Of course not, Swift said