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From politicians to sports heroes betraying the public trust seems to be a growing phenomenon.
Let's bring back our political insiders page on the -- -- Doug Schoen -- help -- under the weather are right.
Watched him twice on Oprah this week he appeared to be a guy who is not sorry that he -- only sorry that he got caught.
-- but the list goes on and on there's you know there's Lance -- He may end up behind bars for drug trafficking money laundering and so forth I think he's -- statue limitations on perjury but he is symptomatic of a growing problem.
Right we see this problem in our society Greg and and our politics.
We can't and don't trust our leaders for very good reasons they have betrayed the public trust we have politician after politician.
Who breaks the law betrays the public trust we have sports -- celebrities.
All violating that they're as essence of being honest truthful and -- And it's led people to be more cynical and more pessimistic as the opening of this segment suggested.
The other names on the come to mind Joseph Paterno.
What a tremendous rise in precipitous fall.
May anti tale this week what are the absurd hoax in his -- -- he admits that he perpetuated the lie to some extent as well.
There's an anti tale here he's going to be doing an interview with Katie current try to explain -- so that'll really get to the bottom and good luck without one.
-- Tiger Woods that was really disappoint mean but you know what we were watching all of us were watching in the hall of fame.
Elections in baseball Clemens bonds McGwire Sosa didn't even come close.
You know while I'm glad they -- and the old hall of famers like Frank Robinson and all said -- any of these guys who cheated if they get in the hall of -- we're not coming back to the whole thing anymore so.
They are indignant.
Now our segment political insiders and I thank Doug would would agree with me that.
What were talking about these athletes.
They're breaking the law they're lying they're trying to dupe the American public.
Ticks us off about politicians in both parties is they have the same disdain for the American people but they're intellectually corrupt.
It's a big lie to say to the American people -- we're gonna cut spending and -- balance the budget when they have no intentions even slower than that.
We all know what the problems all we know -- we've got the debt the deficit.
Unemployment economic growth and we're not having John and intelligent debate about -- -- I don't think we're gonna hear the president.
Talk intelligently about them tomorrow much as I hope I'm wrong.
Do you think politicians think the American answered just too stupid to understand yeah he's -- truth yet in both parties they do I would.
-- both parties you've gone to prison Rostenkowski went to prison for very long time to Cunningham I think he still imprisoned in a Democrat Republican both.
Richard Nixon likely would have gone to prison for obstruction of justice I recently re read the transcript of the smoking gun tape he's obstructing justice.
And paid off the burglars but for part.
But you don't -- I respectfully disagree.
With John and I would say the American people are disappointed because they expect more and they know they can get more.
For -- leaders there have been presidents there have been senators who've risen above and what we're not seeing now is people.
Who put the people's business I -- their political interest partisanship.
Is standing in the way of solving problems which is.
Why we've talked by executive parties that are part of the perfect example which we've talked about nauseam on this segment which is to send some -- debt reduction commission.
Both Republicans and Democrats participated a good plan.
Right ignored by the establishment both parties ignored -- total -- both welcome the president appointed them and he won't even talk about it.
And some of the Republicans who sponsored it they don't wanna talk about it and yet it is the one route to solving some of the main -- -- process.
Getting a real debate about real issues the real problem got -- goats thank you sad situation it is -- -- excellent and young people will look up to sports heroes and politicians are.
Why should -- -- get resolved.
When they see what's going on right.
-- -- thank you but -- catch more the political insiders back here next Sunday hope.
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