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Rep. Pete Stark hates “stupid” questions
and won’t debate now he’s posting
his own “tough” interviews [Video]

San Francisco Chronicle, by Carla Marinucci

Original Article

Posted By:wydleyred, 10/8/2012 4:31:02 PM

California East Bay Rep. Pete Stark, a 20-term Democrat facing the toughest race of his career, refuses to debate his Democratic opponent Eric Swalwell, calls press questions “stupid,” and was a no-show at a senior voter candidates’ forum this week in his CD-15 district. And now there’s this: he’s producing his own campaign “news” videos, showing him taking “tough” questions — from his staff. In the video series called “Pete Stark taking the tough questions,” the often-inaccessble Congressman is shown serenely conversing in a library setting, where he’s apparently able to shield himself from pesky

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An 81-year-old Dem Congressman can't respond to a kid less than half his age?
Maybe the reason Nancy Pelosi is so shrill is that her caucus is populated with zeroes like Stark!

Headline corrected. Poster, please note that you can split a long headline more than ONCE. Please keep this as a template. LCom Staff.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 10/8/2012 4:40:48 PM     (No. 8918738)

Stark is a vile individual. He was my congressrat for many years until the recent census. Now I`m represented by Mike Honda.

Please kill me.....

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Reply 2 - Posted by: slickbgone, 10/8/2012 4:45:32 PM     (No. 8918746)

LOL #1. I know it's not funny but your post is.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Davids918, 10/8/2012 4:46:22 PM     (No. 8918748)

Dem. Stark trying to use the "available" information by not being available in-person.

Sort of what Obama did in 2008 by giving lots of teleconferences where he could control the message, and not be bothered with follow-up questions.

The high gasoline prices in Cali are result of folks like Stark who've ignored what makes an economy run, and ignored fact that Cali population has nearly 38 million people now but hasn't built a new refinery in over 45 years.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: lil dotty, 10/8/2012 4:58:49 PM     (No. 8918770)

Not too familiar with this extremest but do remember seeing his face during the town halls on obamacare. To quote him....he's a member of the rulers and can anything he damn well pleases. Arrogant little sob First class jerk working for a first class perk. Dunk your head you jackass.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: 4Justice, 10/8/2012 5:53:24 PM     (No. 8918879)

#1, I know the feeling...I've been stuck with an uncontested Zoe Lofgren for what seems like forever...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mutant geezer, 10/8/2012 5:54:59 PM     (No. 8918881)

Ummm...The jackasses are those who have kept in in office for 40 years.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 10/8/2012 6:19:00 PM     (No. 8918906)

Stark is the poster child for What's Wrong With Democrats.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: peasantnumberthree, 10/8/2012 8:14:34 PM     (No. 8919073)

#1, I sympathize. I'm still stuck with Stark as my Congresscritter.

Stark is very stupid (makes Nancy Pelosi look like a rocket scientist) and he is very vile. But he is more vile than stupid. That's saying a lot.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: wendybird, 10/8/2012 8:41:08 PM     (No. 8919117)

His last name is the first word of the familiar assessment, raving mad.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Hammock, 10/9/2012 12:41:08 AM     (No. 8919428)

#1 and #5, I feel your pain - mine is Barbara Lee.

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