“After being accused of bribery (patronage jobs in exchange for being able to name candidates for District Attorney and City Controller) by Democratic City Chairman Peter Camiel, and being challenged by the Philadelphia Daily News to a lie detector test with himself, Commerce Director Harry Belinger, and Camiel, Rizzo accepted and said, "if this machine says a man lied, he lied."
After the machine showed that Belinger and Rizzo were lying and Camiel was not, and he was asked about what he thought of lie detectors, he said, "that machine is full of crap."”
“We were seeing signs of this during practice all year, ... We finally put it together, and we've created the holes and Matt has made people miss. It's a good feeling. Things are rolling a bit and we hope it continues.”