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Ed Rollins on LA Times tape: McCain accusations ‘idiotic’

Kiran Chetry asked Ed Rollins about John McCain’s call for the L.A. Times to release a video tape of Barack Obama attending a party with a leading Palestinian scholar and activist. The L.A. Times will not release the tape because of a confidentiality agreement with its source. Rollins said, “Even…

Olbermann on Palin: Socialist, fraud

In a Special Campaign Comment, Keith Olbermann cites yet another example of the McCain campaign accusing Barack Obama of something of which they themselves are guilty. In this case, Sarah Palin is accusing Barack Obama of advocating socialism when she literally used that word to describe the collective wealth sharing…

Republican caught stealing opponent’s campaign signs

A County Commissioner in Olathe, Kansas has been caught stealing his opponents campaign signs. While the position is non-partisan, John M. Toplikar was listed as Republican in 2006 on Johnson County’s website. KansasCity.com also identified Toplikar as a Republican. The Kansas City Star reported: “Olathe police cited Johnson County Commissioner…

Georgia voters stand in line for 12 hours

WSB-TV reported that lines to vote in Clayton County, Georgia finally cleared up after 1 a.m. this morning. “Clayton County’s election supervisor, Annie Bright, blamed the state. She said the computer mainframe the state uses to check voter registration became overwhelmed and didn’t start working correctly until 4:30 p.m. Monday.…

Supporter outside McCain rally chants ‘bomb Obama’

Keystone Progress blog has video where a McCain support is seen to be chanting “bomb Obama” outside a rally in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. “One of the McCain supporters was caught on video shouting “Bomb Obama!” repeatedly. When asked what he meant, he said, ‘Get rid of him. I’ve had a number…

Joe the Plumber won’t explain ‘death to Israel’ remarks

Fox’s Shepard Smith questioned Joe Wurzelbacher on why he thought that “a vote for Obama is a vote for the death to Israel.” This video is from Fox’s Studio B, broadcast October 28, 2008. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Joe the Plumber: Obama win means death to Israel

The all-out effort from John McCain’s presidential campaign to scare voters into backing the Republican candidate continued apace on Tuesday as one of McCain surrogate Joe The Plumber agreed that a Barack Obama presidency would mean the “death of Israel” and end democracy in America. RAW STORY has more details…

McCain: I won’t delay World Series

John McCain referred to Barack Obama’s Wednesday night infomercial at a campaign rally in Hershey, Pennsylvania. McCain said, “By the way, no one will delay the World Series game infomercial when I’m president.” This video is from CNN.com, broadcast October 28, 2008. Download video via RawReplay.com…

8-year-old boy shoots, kills self with Uzi

With an instructor looking on, the 8-year-old boy at a gun fair aimed the Uzi at a pumpkin and pulled the trigger as his dad reached for a camera. He lost control, fatally shooting himself in the head. This video is from The Associated Press, broadcast October 28, 2008. Download…

Gergen: Reagan supported ‘redistributed’ wealth program

CNN’s Anderson Cooper talked with David Gergen about charges by the McCain campaign that Barack Obama has socialist tax policies. Gergen doesn’t think that the Democrats have answered the charge effectively. Partial transcript GERGEN: They may be making some modest progress with it, Anderson. We did see some evidence of…

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