One's votes can be inconsistent with one's record

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 20 18:13:28 UTC 2012

They mean the record of stated positions. For example, he claims to be
pro-choice, but votes routinely with the opposite camp.


On 9/20/2012 1:34 PM, Joel S. Berson wrote:
> A headline, supplied no doubt by a Boston Globe editor, for a letter
> to the editor today:
> "Brown's votes fly in face of his record on women's issues"
> And I always thought a politician's votes *were* his record.
> Joel

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