Congressman Robin Hayes Says “Liberals Hate Real Americans” And Then Denies Saying It
Another McCain campaign rally and another knock on at least half of the country. The New York Observer reports that the Concord, NC warm-up act for John McCain, Republican Congressman Robin Hayes, began by talking about how kind Republicans are:
[Hayes] prefaced his comments by saying it was important to “make sure we don’t say something stupid, make sure we don’t say something we don’t mean.” Republicans, he reminded the crowd, were kind people. Plus, he added, the liberal media had shown itself eager to distort such remarks. With the crowd duly chastened and put on best behavior, he accused Obama of “inciting class warfare” and said that “liberals hate real Americans that work and achieve and believe in God.”
But Hayes’ spokesperson told The Crypt he never said what appeared in the Observer article.
Hayes spokeswoman, Amanda Little says that Hayes absolutely denies making the comments that appear in the Observer article. She noted that other national reporters were at the event and didn’t pick up on what the Observer reported.
However, just as with Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, who said Obama “may have anti-American views” and then denied saying it, one can prove otherwise:
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