When the truth doesn’t serve, lie:
Via Think Progress, which observes:
Back in September, DeMint was proud of his “Waterloo” comment. “If we lose the health care battle, I think we’ve lost it all,” he said, adding, “And that’s why I’ve said strong things like Waterloo and other things. … [I]f we stop him on health care then I think we have the opportunity to maybe realign the whole political system in our country.”
Actually, DeMint congratulated himself for the Waterloo comment only last week:
Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) said his description of healthcare reform as a possible “Waterloo” defeat for President Barack Obama has been supported overwhelmingly by voters in Massachusetts.
“I’m not looking for vindication but I do believe that was a call to arms early in this race. I was one of the first who was willing to take the president on directly on an agenda that I thought was out of control,” DeMint said Wednesday. “So I certainly don’t regret saying it.”