Senate candidate Sue Lowden (R-NV) has a new ad responding to the attacks over her promotion of the barter system — and the use of chickens therein — to lower healthcare costs, claiming that it’s all a dirty trick that took her statements out of context.
“They want to make this about chickens and checks, a check I wrote decades ago, and a statement they’ve taken out of context,” Lowden says, referring both to Dem attacks over the “Chickens For Checkups” fiasco, and to attacks from her GOP opponents over a contribution she made to Harry Reid many years ago. “That’s what’s wrong with Washington — lies and dirty tricks.”
But was the chickens statement taken out of context? Let’s look at what Lowden said about three weeks ago: “Let’s change the system and talk about what the possibilities are. I’m telling you that this works. You know, before we all started having health care, in the olden days, our grandparents, they would bring a chicken to the doctor. They would say I’ll paint your house.”