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Author of Obama Muslim rumor changes story

CNN’s Jim Acosta reported that Andy Martin is credited with started the rumor that Barack Obama was born a Muslim. Martin now believes that Obama has not been honest about the identity of his father. Martin says that Obama’s father is civil rights figure Frank Marshall Davis but can offer…

McCain mocks nuclear safety: ‘Blah blah blah’

John McCain mocked Barack Obama for saying that nuclear power needed to be done safely. McCain said, “You know, the other night in a debate I said his eloquence is admirable but pay attention to his words. We talked about offshore drilling and he said he would, quote, ‘consider’ offshore…

Graham: Lieberman would have been better than Palin

ABC’s George Stephanopoulos asked Sen. Lindsey Graham is he stood by a New York Times quote where he supported Joe Lieberman over Sarah Palin for vice president. Partial transcript STEPHANOPOULOS: But you’ve said publicly, and it’s printed in the New York Times today that you thought Joe Lieberman would be…

McCain on Polls: ‘I don’t agree’ with them

NBC’s Tom Brokaw talked with John McCain about his campaign was doing in national polls. Partial transcript BROKAW: We are going to get to that very issue in had a moment. One of the things that you have been saying in the course of your campaign is that Senator Obama…

Rove: GOP infighting ‘a sad sight to see’

Fox’s Chris Wallace talked with Karl Rove about reports that Republicans are blaming each other for failures in the McCain campaign. Partial transcript WALLACE: One thing that we are witnessing already is dissension within the ranks of the mccain campaign. There’s a big article today in the “New York Times”…

Orlando TV Anchor’s ‘unprofessional interview’ of Biden

The Obama campaign told the Orlando Sentinel that a florida TV anchor conducted an ‘unprofessional interview.’ WFTV’s Barbara West asked Joe Biden if Barack Obama’s policy was “Marxist.” ABC’s Jake Tapper has more details here. This video is from WFTV, broadcast October 23, 2008. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Republican former Governor endorses Obama

Former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld, a Republican, plans to endorse Barack Obama for president Friday, The Associated Press reports. Weld becomes at least the third prominent Republican this week to endorse the Democratic presidential candidate. Former Bush administration Secretary of State Colin Powell endorsed Obama Sunday, and former spokesman Scott…

Missouri vandals kick, stomp and steal Obama signs

A Missouri man installed video cameras after having several Obama signs stolen from his yard. Fox 4 reported: “[Mike] Brown felt so strongly about putting Sen. Barack Obama in the White House, he added Obama-Biden political signs to his front yard.” “‘I’m just a guy who has a sign in…

Reporter: Attack hoax story first leaked to Drudge

MSNBC’s Kevin Corke talked with WPXI reporter Renee Kaminiski who attended a news conference with the Pittsburgh Police who say a McCain volunteer made up a story of being attacked by an Obama supporter. This video is from MSNBC’s News Live, broadcast October 23, 2008. Download video via RawReplay.comPittsburgh Police…

Missouri students create ‘hit a Jew’ day

KDSK reported that 3 students have been suspend for their role in what was called “hit a Jew” day. At least one student was slapped in the face due to the prank. “It happened Monday at Parkway West Middle School. Some kids called it ‘Hit a Jew’ Day. At least…

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