Thursday, October 26, 2006
The Cafferty File: Democrats in control?
On "The Situation Room" today, we asked viewers the following questions, and here are some of our favorite responses that we didn't get to read on air:

If Democrats take control of Congress, what do you think their priorities will be?

I think whatever the Democrats do, it will be something to benefit those who are not wealthy. What a change that will be.
Wally, Louisville, Washington

If the Democrats take back Congress, their priority will be to remain in power, re-election. Most have sacrificed leadership and principles for this goal. Their mantra is "the end justifies the means." Tragic for the electorate.
Missy Beattie, New York City

I hope impeachment of the Bush/Cheney dynasty.
Harold, Anchorage, Alaska

They will do exactly what the Republicans would do: tell the majority of the voters what they want to hear so they (the politicians) can continue their "War on the Middle Class."
Warren, Marshall, Minnesota

When it comes to Iraq, who do you believe: the Bush administration or Iraq's prime minister?

The Bush administration hasn't been correct nor told us the truth yet, so why believe them now? The Iraqi prime minister is a puppet of the Shiite militias and religious leaders so he will say what they want him to say. Bottom line, don't trust any of them.
Tom, North Las Vegas, Nevada

Neither. It's the blind leading the blind... and our brave soldiers are paying the price for this fiasco.
Bruno, Dallas, Texas

The Iraqi prime minister seems far more credible than the Bush administration to say what his own government will or will not accept. I found the statement of the prime minister of Iraq to be absolutely clear and to the point. I doubt if it needs any translation from Tony Snow or any other Bush official.
Vern, Portage, Indiana

This is a trick question right? Can I have a third choice?
Samuel, San Antonio, Texas

Would you want your child to grow up to be a member of Congress?

Would I like to see my children in Congress? No. I would prefer that they continue to be the good, honest people that they are.
Bob, St. Clair Shores, Michigan

Absolutely yes. Where else can my child receive the income, retirement, perks, paid for foreign and domestic trips and beneficial meetings with various lobbyists? I also forgot, low hours to boot. Please vote for me, the heck with my children.
Nelson, Truckee, California

There is no way my son could ever become a member of Congress. I taught him to value honesty and integrity. That automatically disqualifies him to be a politician.
Vicky, Idaho Falls, Idaho
Posted By Jack Cafferty, CNN Commentator: 10/26/2006 07:03:00 PM ET | Permalink
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