This election, more than ever, voters need to look beyond a candidate’s facade to the candidate’s voting record. Voters are rightly worried about our nation’s huge debt and growing Social Security crisis.
In this “year of the tea party,” many candidates are presenting themselves as fiscally responsible moderates, when their voting record shows them to be big-spending, big-government proponents. Rep. Adam Smith is an example of such a politician.
He voted for the deficit–ridden stimulus bill, the hugely expensive “cap and trade” bill and Obamacare. However, when it is time to appeal to the voters for re-election, Smith portrays himself …