We know political whores when we see them. But combine a “Rat Fink” with a political whore and you get a Chuck Schumer:
Fink – (n): A contemptible person. An unpleasant, disappointing, or contemptible person. To withhold promised support or participation: They said they’d help us, but then finked out.
I knew something about the multiple reports of Chuck Schumer asking retailers not to sell “assault style” rifles was not passing the sniff test. Like a typical prog-snake in the grass aka “fink”, and despite the numerous outlets running that story (including Associated Press), it is not on his official “Press Releases”.
Chuck Schumer is playing both ends against the middle in his two-faced strategy. He is proclaming a strong desire for gun restrictions and controls to his leftist base, but is unwilling to put his position (via his *cough* press release) on display.
Then again, when you consider this press release from last year: March 22, 2011
Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer joined Remington officials and plant employees to announce that Bushmaster Firearms is relocating a manufacturing facility from Windham, Maine to Ilion, NY, bringing over forty new jobs to Central New York in the process. Schumer has been a long-time supporter of manufacturing at the Remington plant, urging top Army officials to open up competition for the Army’s small arms contracts to other U.S. manufacturers and domestic producers across the country like the Ilion, New York-based Remington. Today, Schumer applauded Remington’s decision to add new jobs to the productive and capable work force already making the factory an economic powerhouse in the Mohawk Valley.
“What a great day for Remington’s Ilion plant, the Mohawk Valley, and Central New York’s economy,” said Senator Schumer. “Thanks to Remington’s continued confidence in this capable workforce, we’re going to see even more good-paying jobs at the plant, creating positive ripple effects throughout the region. (read more)
What an opportunistic political whore. Ben Shapiro truthfully told Piers Morgan he was standing atop the graves of the Sandy Hook (Newtown, CT) victims. It would appear Chuck Schumer has one-upped Morgan, and is standing on the Tombstones of the tragedy; yet looking around to insure the Campaign Checkbook holders don’t notice too quick….