To paraphrase Senator Lloyd Bentsen of Texas, Governor, you're no Harry Truman.
How does anyone, with any sense of ethics, reconcile these two acts from Ernie Fletcher within 24 hours?
Monday, August 29, 2005
Ernie Fletcher on the merit scandal from the Governor’s website:
“For those mistakes, the buck stops here, no matter the political consequences.”
Tuesday, August 30, 2005
From the Herald Leader:
“FRANKFORT - Gov. Ernie Fletcher yesterday told a special grand jury his name, address and job but then invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination and refused to say anything more.”
The man has no honor, he places his political self-preservation above everything.