POLITICAL observations & opinions

* will media call McCain-Palin on their lies?

Posted by Lew Weinstein on September 11, 2008

Paul Begala writes …

  • Facts are indeed stubborn things, but the McCain-Palin lies are more stubborn still.
  • In the face of demonstrable, provable, incontrovertible evidence to the contrary, McCain and Palin continue to assert that Gov. Palin opposed the infamous “Bridge to Nowhere.” They do so in their speeches and ads, and their supporters say so on television until their pants are on fire. McCain and Palin also claim the Alaska governor opposes earmarks — despite the fact that she’s gotten her state so much pork she’s at risk for trichinosis.
  • The real debate is over whether the media will be vigilant watchdogs, sounding the alarm when McCain and Palin lie, or fall back to the role they’ve played for most of McCain’s career: lapdog.


Read the entire article at … http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/09/the_mccainpalin_lies_and_the_n.html




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