Annnnnd the WaPo does its best to spin away its own words on Raines.
Alas, yes, they had to admit that they said what they quoted, and that they got it from Raines himself. (Via Hot Air Headlines It’s hard to figure out which is the funniest bit: the fact that they tried giving McCain two Pinocchio noses for the knavish tactic of directly quoting them, the “we’ve sent out emails to the relevant people” (read: “we’re going to | Read More »
Canister fire: McCain unloads on Obama in speech.
“Fore guns first, then fire as you bear! Eyes on your guns!” “And… FIRE! Senator Obama talks a tough game on the financial markets but the facts tell a different story. He took more money from Fannie and Freddie than any Senator but the Democratic chairman of the committee that regulates them. He put Fannie Mae’s CEO who helped create this disaster in charge of | Read More »
Salvo Two: Obama’s links to the mortgage crisis
“Full broadside on my mark… hold… hold… hold…” “FIRE!“ “LOADERS! LOAD GRAPESHOT! LOAD GRAPESHOT!”
Salvo one: Obama present for the crisis
“…Helmsman, hard port! Handsomely, handsomely… Wait for it, WAIT FOR IT… FIRE!“ “RELOAD! RELOAD!”
Second shot: Obama, Fannie Mae, and Jim Johnson.
The Raines ad was the first shot, and it hit surprisingly well, didn’t it? Even TNR had to admit that, no, if anyone’s lying here it’s not McCain; and Howard Kurtz’s willingness to throw his own paper under OBAMABUS is just, well, sad. Now we have the second shot: Old rule: one over, one under, then the broadside. Only it looks like McCain has the | Read More »