Joe Sestak and Pat Toomey take aim at each other
The candidates for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania have gone to work securing votes for the November general election. Democrat Joe Sestak was at Market East train station early Wednesday morning talking about how the Senate seat cannot be lost to a Republican.
Joe Sestak says he was happy to hear from President Obama after winning the Democratic primary against Arlen Specter. Even with party support, he plans to run a grass-roots campaign. Sestak is already taking aim at his opponent Republican Pat Toomey.
“We honesty know that there are those who want to go back to some very rough years the eight years of the Bush Administration tripled our debt, tragic war in Iraq, and literally believed that wealth can trickle down, instead of what happened in the Clinton years where they created 23 million jobs, during the Bush years zero. It should be relatively easy for people to see you gotta go forward, you can’t look backwards.”
Actually, three million jobs were created during Bush’s two terms. Pat Toomey also hit the campaign trail in Northeast Philadelphia. The two already debated head to head during the primary.