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Barney Frank Says He Never Really Was a Fan of Fannie

The unhappy Barney Frank tries to pretend he never advocated what he once did advocate. His hypocrisy is so obvious that a college student could expose it, albeit a very smart and resourceful college student:

And now this long-time apologist for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac wants to abolish the government-sponsored enterprises. Wonder if he’s seen some polls suggesting that he’s not a lock for reelection.

Does he really think he can get away with this?  Well, given that only bloggers and a few in the media dare question His Sagaciousness, Baney assumes he can get away with saying he never said what he once regularly said.  He’s just used to getting a free pass from the MSM.



  1. Barney has the personality of a bully. I might even say dictator. He dares you to call him a liar as a way of intimidating you with his power.

    Indeed he is a liar. He is also the typical liberal who will not be circumspect and admit that his grand design needs adjustment.

    Obama just said that Social Security is just fine and there is no payment crisis. He means that in his immediate election future, he can keep the lid on Social Security and blame George Bush for not fixing it. That is how liberals figure. They have to figure that way because figures don’t lie. Only liars can figure.

    Comment by heliotrope — August 19, 2010 @ 8:59 am - August 19, 2010

  2. At first I thought of various crude one liners. How about “Frank ‘scared straight’ by Fannie” ?

    Comment by The_Livewire — August 19, 2010 @ 10:28 am - August 19, 2010

  3. I don’t believe him. However, Frank wants to take absolute control of all house mortgages & let the Feds run it; this is why he is willing to throw F&F under the bus.

    Comment by Sebastian Shaw — August 19, 2010 @ 10:33 am - August 19, 2010

  4. Frank and Paul on the same screen… Talk about my biggest nightmare…

    Hey Barney, retire please.

    Hey Ron, just go away… And take your crazy ass son with you.

    Comment by Stone K — August 19, 2010 @ 10:49 am - August 19, 2010

  5. I wonder how Herb Moses feels about Bawney Fwank’s sudden spurning.

    Comment by V the K — August 19, 2010 @ 12:47 pm - August 19, 2010

  6. One of the things that has long “impressed” me about Barney Frank is how easily and shamelessly he lies.

    Comment by pst314 — August 19, 2010 @ 3:43 pm - August 19, 2010

  7. Just so everyone has it, here’s the proof of the lie.

    Among the groups denouncing the proposal today were the National Association of Home Builders and Congressional Democrats who fear that tighter regulation of the companies could sharply reduce their commitment to financing low-income and affordable housing.

    ”These two entities — Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac — are not facing any kind of financial crisis,” said Representative Barney Frank of Massachusetts, the ranking Democrat on the Financial Services Committee. ”The more people exaggerate these problems, the more pressure there is on these companies, the less we will see in terms of affordable housing.”

    Comment by North Dallas Thirty — August 19, 2010 @ 4:52 pm - August 19, 2010

  8. Barney Frank Says He Never Really Was a Fan of Fannie

    I believe him! I’m sure hes a total bottom and therefore uninterested in fannies.

    Comment by American Elephant — August 19, 2010 @ 5:14 pm - August 19, 2010

  9. And this makes Barney the Dinosaur special? Can’t we find similar clips of pretty much any politician? One of the greatest “accomplishments” of Bush Deux, which he touted repeatedly was the increase in home ownership during his tenure… that is something both Democrats and Republicans are responsible for. Barney’s current flip flop us more realistic… not everyone is meant to own a home.

    Comment by MarcosD — August 19, 2010 @ 7:19 pm - August 19, 2010

  10. Um, Marcos, “realistic” for him to say that he didn’t say what he actually said. He could at least have admitted that he was wrong.

    Comment by B. Daniel Blatt — August 19, 2010 @ 7:27 pm - August 19, 2010

  11. American Elephant, thanks for the laugh. That was priceless!
    I’m starting to feel some hope here! I’m getting the feeling Barney has been looking at some poll numbers!
    Btw, it looks like we may have a viable candidate running against him after all. I’ve been hearing some good things about Sean Bielat.
    Check him out.

    Comment by Bobbie — August 19, 2010 @ 8:29 pm - August 19, 2010

  12. Don’t thank me, the joke was just the inevitable punchline to a well written headline.

    Comment by American Elephant — August 20, 2010 @ 3:12 am - August 20, 2010

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