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July 15, 2005

Why Oh Why Are We Ruled by These Liars? (Dick Armey Edition)

Former Majority Leader Dick Armey is a weathervane:

Think Progress:

Dick Armey'9s Hypocrisy on CIA Leak Case

Appearing on Fox this morning, former House Majority Leader Dick Armey said the following.... "We%'ve got Karl Rove, who is under this constant attack of political malarkey, who has probably the most documented case of his evidence of anyone in the the whole story. So quite frankly, I think the American people are seeing it for what it is right now. More than anything else it's a political farce not a matter of national security interests. [Fox News, 7/14/05]

VERSUS

Dick Armey... in October 2003.... "Now, there was no reason to tell the world about the ambassador's wife. It was just a short-sighted, self-centered, simple-minded cowardly act of revenge, and who's paying the cost? The Bush White House.... If they ever find [the leakers], they ought to just -- they ought to just kick them out of the White House and prosecute them, because... the greater the pretension, the greater the hypocrisy. [CNN, 10/19/03]

Posted by DeLong at July 15, 2005 12:23 PM