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Standing up and Admitting a Mistake: Not Schiavo's Style?


By Carrie K. Hutchens

I have been waiting for Michael Schiavo to make the correction on his PAC/Blog site, but as of this writing, he still hasn't. So what is up with that? Not his style to admit he made a mistake? Oh well... heaven forbid anyone might expect him to admit he was wrong and apologize for allegedly spreading untruths.

Michael hopes his little site will influence voters? And on this little site -- during an election period -- he appears to have made false statements about Marilyn Musgrave, a candidate in Colorado? "But just minutes after taking my seat, I noticed a flurry of activity around my seat including about four uniformed police officers who were - I would learn later - called in by Musgrave staffers and asked to remove me from the building."

He further states, "After the police talked with obviously irritated Musgrave staffers and the debate organizer, the Musgrave campaign complained that my seat, next to the timekeeper, was inappropriate because - get this - Marilyn Musgrave would have to look at me. In an effort to appease the Musgrave camp, the debate organizers moved the timekeeper to the other side of the stage - about 15 seats away."

Yet, according to this site, http://musgravewatch.blogspot.com/2006/10/musgrave-attempts-to-have-michael.html, for example, Michael's version isn't what happened. So, even if some mysterious person did give Michael wrong information, why hasn't he responded to the email that notified him of such and why hasn't he corrected the information on his site?

I'm really not sure how Michael could allegedly mistaken one officer for four, but this I am sure of... if there was a "flurry of activity" around my seat, I would be hearing something about something that was going on. I would NOT be sitting there in "Duh-Land", and tuned out as to what people were saying around me. (It might be me that might want to move.) I find it difficult to believe that Michael would be either, especially when this entire situation was obviously a "setup". What else could one call it?

A seat was saved "intentionally" next to the time keeper? Saved for Michael by Marilyn Musgrave's opponent's personnel? Yep, I would call that a setup in the making. Would also call it very hard to not listen if something was then going on that I thought was related to the setup. I'd just have to hear what they were all saying, especially if the flurry of activity was around my seat. Tune up the ears and fine-tune the attention span! I would definitely be focused, focused, focused!... but he was not? He just sat there with an oblivious smile on his face?

Another thing I read that Michael supposedly wrote is, "It's crystal clear that Marilyn Musgrave not only can't admit she's wrong, she can't even face the consequences of her own actions. She must believe that if she runs away fast enough or surrounds herself with enough people who tell her she's great, it never happened."

This kind of sounds to me like Michael is talking about himself, since he has failed to address the incorrectness of his statements regarding what took place at the debate. Maybe it should be, "It's crystal clear that Michael Schiavo not only can't admit he's wrong, he can't even face the consequences of his own actions. He must believe that if he runs away fast enough or surrounds himself with enough people who tell him he's great, it never happened."

But know what? It did happen! Michael said and what Michael said does not apparently fit with what was reported by others involved. Curious how familiar that sounds. Curious, indeed!



Carrie Hutchens is a former law enforcement officer and a freelance writer who is active in fighting against the death culture movement and the injustices within the judicial and law enforcement systems.

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