Friday, April 15, 2011

Senator Kyl Now "Misspoke" About Planned Parenthood

OK the press secretary for Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-AZ) is taking one for the team.  Previously he said that when Senator Kyl said Planned Parenthood's business consists of 90% abortions, it was "not intended to me a factual statement".  In other words he lied.  But wait there's more.

Now he says that actually made no sense and that the Senator merely "misspoke".  In other words lied.

No matter how they spin it, it's big fat lying. He stated, "If you want an abortion, you go to Planned Parenthood, and that’s well over 90 percent of what Planned Parenthood does."

The truth is almost exactly the opposite, a whopping 3% of their funds go toward abortions. 

I suspect Kyl thought he could just read his lie into the Congressional Record with impunity.  One hitch, Steven Colbert started a hash-tag flurry on Twitter "#notintendedtobeafactualstatement" and thousands of tweets followed.  Kyl looks like the liar he is and now he has to weasel his way out. 

Here he is on the floor of the US Senate MISSPEAKING the truth.

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