Audio of the two-minute exchange with former State Senator Ray White was obtained by The Huffington Post, in which you can hear the lawmakers laughing as they decry how Obamacare “is barreling down on us like a jet landing into San Francisco, it’s [laughter]…it should make people really concerned.”
The comments quickly set off a flurry of condemnations, and Sanborn offered a politician’s apology within the day. “It was my mistake,” he told WMUR, a local television station. “If I offended anyone I am sorry.” He first told the station that he hadn’t remembered the comment. The state Democratic Party issued a statement in response to Sanborn.