Dick Armey Rips J.D. Hayworth on CNBC This Morning

With all the fun taking place in the District 3 Congressional primary, and because his campaign's pretty much been dead-in-the-water since news of his infomercial stardom made headlines, former Congressman J.D. Hayworth's futile attempt to become Arizona's next senator has been pushed to the back burner in terms of things we care about.

But it's still fun to dissect his endless trail of bullshit false claims.

J.D.'s latest flop: claiming he helped author the Bush tax cuts.


Hayworth's been making the claim in TV ads and at town hall meetings throughout Arizona.

Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey, who oversaw House Republicans while Hayworth was in Congress, says Hayworth's great at talking the talk but when it comes to actually producing something...not so much.

Armey was on CNBC this morning, where he basically debunked Hayworth's claim.

Check out the video below.

Armey went on to predict that J.D. would be the silver medalist in Tuesday's primary election.

"The fact of the matter is that we consistently hear from our ears on the ground, our real activists who are involved is that John McCain cannot be beaten in the Republican primary in Arizona," Armey says. "I think the polling data that the experts from afar garner from it validates the observations of our activists. So I would predict John McCain to win this thing and win it decisively from the polling data which is the second better source from our people on the ground."

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