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VIDEO: Hanabusa campaign ad nailed for Legislative pay raise “deception”
By Andrew Walden @ 12:54 PM :: 12722 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

by Andrew Walden

When Colleen Hanabusa backed Legislative pay raises, she argued, “Legislators work very hard and deserve the raise.”

But in her campaign commercial she says: “We passed campaign finance reform and cut legislative salaries too.”  

Apparently she believes Hawaii voters will not notice the deception.  What an insult.

With the media picking up on this big story, maybe they will start asking Hanabusa about the firing of Margery Bronster, or her meeting with Larry Mehau, or the land deal with a member of the Pali Shooter’s gang, or the Honolulu Raceway deal. 

Well, OK, we really can’t expect the media to do its job—which is how a politician like Hanabusa gets so arrogant that she thinks she can base her campaign message on such obvious deceptions.

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