I have always been impressed with Ann. She votes her conscience which corresponds with my way of thinking and is strong in her dedication to the citizenry, the people with no voice. A voter cannot ask for more.
Oct. 22, 2012
FLAGSTAFF -- Today, Jonathan Paton's national GOP backers are launching a vicious new TV assault on Ann Kirkpatrick's character. Character matters, so it's time for a closer look at how Paton has conducted himself on the campaign trail.
Lies #1, 2, 3 and 4: Paton falsifies Kirkpatrick’s voting record
--Cap and Trade. (WRONG: Kirkpatrick voted against it)
--Bailouts. (WRONG: Kirkpatrick opposed every bailout)
--Cash for Clunkers (WRONG: Kirkpatrick voted against it)
--Dodd-Frank (WRONG: Kirkpatrick voted against it)
Lie #5: Paton claims Kirkpatrick cut Medicare cut by $716 billion
Lie #6: Paton and Republicans claim the Affordable Care Act kills jobs
--“‘Obamacare’ as job-killer way off base” (Arizona Daily Sun, 9/23/12)
Lie #7: Paton claims Kirkpatrick left a Holbrook “town hall” in 2009
--“It's misleading to portray one-on-one meetings held in the entrance of a Safeway store as a town hall.” (AZ Fact Check, 10/25/10)
Lie #8: Paton pretends Kirkpatrick canceled the first general-election debate
--“Peter Michaels, news director of Arizona Public Media, said no debate was expected.” (Arizona Republic AZDC blog, 9/14/12)
Lie #9: Paton claims he’s “always been consistent” on women's health issues