Thursday, June 28, 2012

Pence Compares Healthcare Ruling to 9/11

In a closed-door meeting of the House GOP caucus, Rep. Mike Pence (and Republican gubernatorial candidate) compared the Supreme Court's ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Then he apologized: “I made an unfortunate statement. Let me just say my remarks at the Republican Conference, following the Supreme Court decision, were thoughtless.” According to the Indianapolis Star, "Pence, in a call with Indiana reporters, did not address whether he was comparing the justices to terrorists." Read more about Rep. Pence's executive temperament here.