Vice President Joe Biden stated very clearly last week on the Rachel Maddow show that the reason the Obama administration refuses to support a moratorium on discharges through the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy and continues to kick out qualified gay soldiers by the hundreds while they study repeal implementation is because it was a “compromise” to ensure getting the needed votes as part of the defense authorization bill.
“That is the compromise we had to make to get the votes.” Biden said. But as we saw yesterday, they did NOT have the votes. So was there ever really a compromise or was it just a flat out lie? And if the “compromise” never happened why does the Obama administration still continue to refuse to support a moratorium on discharges when President Obama could end those discharges with the stroke of a pen?
Any wonder why people think the word politician is synonymous with the word liar.