[S]he has campaigned for years against mandatory seat-belt laws, which she claims are “about making everyone collaborators with the culture of death”. . . . For example, in March 2001 at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference Orr urged President Bush to move quickly to decertify automobiles that come equipped with standard seat belts. And the next month, in an op-ed in the Washington Post, Orr cheered a proposal by Bush to eliminate a clause in federal employees’ insurance policies that required them to use safety belts while driving on work-related business. Said Orr, at that time the Director of the Family Research Council: “We're quite pleased because driving a car is not a disease. It's not a medical necessity that you have it.” . . .
Last year, Bush appointed . . . Jackie Keroack, to head the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Formerly the head of a Christian driving academy in Colorado Springs that also counseled against using seat belts. . . .
Reached by email, Orr referred questions [about her 2001 Op-Ed] to the Office of Public Affairs, which said she was simply supporting President Bush’s policy.
Wonderful! Bush in a nutshell: Health insurance for kids bad. Seat belts bad. Medical research with stem cells bad. Kangaroo courts good. Torture good. Illegal spying good. Invading countries based on dubious intelligence good. Lying to a grand jury not very bad.
UPDATE: Egg on my face. Damn though, it sounded so plausible. Unbossed is the most serious site I visit on a regular basis, almost, and it wasn't even April, so I didn't even bother to look.
What a joke! LOL Only one more year... it will take many presidents to come to fix everything this ONE has done.
umm, might wanna check the unbossed story again- I think Wendy was having a little something analogous to fun...
I know you can read.
You just need to read deeper. Especially before posting satire as fact.
Next, you will believe this is true: http://www.theonion.com/content/video/in_the_know_is_the_government
A lot of readers took the post at face value. That's probably a reflection of how difficult it is to tell where the Bush administration ends and satire begins.
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