FRONT PAGE CONTRIBUTOR
OBAMABUS FEEDS ON FRANKLIN RAINES!
The ad worked.
The campaign puts out a statement from former Fannie Mae chief Franklin Raines, disowning ties to Obama, after a McCain ad attacked him for the ties.
The Washington Post reported — with the kind of blind sourcing that suggests the source was Raines — that Raines had “taken calls from Barack Obama’s presidential campaign seeking his advice on mortgage and housing policy matters.”
[blah blah blah denial denial denial blah blah blah class warfare class warfare class warfare blah blah blah]
UPDATE: McCain spokesman Brian Rogers notes that Obama didn’t contradict the claim when it first appeared in the Post.
And that’s why you do ranging shots.
Video revisited below the fold.