NHDP - NH GOP Chair John H. Sununu Takes His "I Hate NH Tour" to NHPR's Exchange

To distract from half-truths, distortions, and outright lies Sununu resorts to childish taunts


Concord - Today, Chairman of the Republican Party John H. Sununu took his "I Hate NH Tour" to New Hampshire Public Radio's program The Exchange.  Within the first 30 seconds of being on the air Sununu lied three times in quick succession.


He began by lying once again about the responsible and balanced budget passed by Democrats this biennium.  Sununu claimed that spending was up more than 10% when in fact, Democrats reduced general fund spending.  And during Sununu's tenure as governor, he raised spending by an average of 22.25% per biennium, increased taxes, and left the 1983 and 1984 budgets in deficit.


He went on to claim that Democrats implemented 38 to 45 new taxes and fees.   But in reality virtually every tax and fee in New Hampshire was implemented and raised by Republicans.


And once again Sununu claimed that New Hampshire is ruined.  He has repeated this outrageous attack on the Granite State for months, even though New Hampshire leads the country on virtually every key metric: