“There is a lot of local support for this package from Republicans, independents and Democrats, because people see real results for Virginia families,” [Perriello press secretary Jessica Barba] said.
“I think it’s interesting (the NRCC) is blasting the congressman for stretching the truth for saying this is going to keep police officers on the street and teachers in the classroom” in light of this, Barba said.
“It’s unfortunate that they’re choosing to play politics at a time when thousands of jobs are being lost every day, and Congressman Perriello is being quick and proactive,” she said.
Sunday, March 1, 2009
Martinsville Bulletin shows up
The Martinsville Bulletin, a little late to the game, points out that the NRCC is hitting Perriello for his votes on the stimulus. Money quote: