If you missed the presidential debate last night here is a brief video that pretty much summarizes the exchange between the candidates. After McCain tells a compelling story of his position on national defense and references the bracelet that he wears with the name of a fallen soldier who perished fighting in Baghdad, Obama, in a “me too” moment retorts “Look! I have a bracelet, too.” It’s from…uh…uh…” (While looking down at his wrist.)
Then there is word that legal beagles in Missouri are going to work for the Obama campaign and are threatening to bring charges against anyone who says anything bad, or what they believe is untrue, about their man. St. Louis City Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce and St. Louis County Circuit Attorney Bob McCulloch are threatening to bring libel charges against those who speak out falsely against Barack Obama. KMOV-TV in St. Loius has this video report. These are county and city attorneys threatening to use the authority granted them by the people to squelch political speech. You know, the Left warned us that if we elected George Bush we'd have jack-booted thugs from the government denying us our constitutional rights. I guess they were right.
In a related story, Obama for President lawyers have sent letters to radio stations in Pensylvania and Ohio insisting that they refuse to air ads produced by the NRA, claiming the ads falsely portray Obama’s positions on Second Amendment issues. NRA lawers have drafted an extensive rebuttal of the charges that is included in this post by Ben Smith.
Finally, Michelle Malkin reports: "More Obama gangland tactics: Signs banned at Virginia rally today"
All this, and certainly much more to come, are the tactics of Chicago Machine politics, the mother’s milk that Obama was raised on back on the South Side. We should expect nothing less. Change, indeed!
The Gods of Liberalism Revisited
The lie hasn't changed, and we still fall for it as easily as ever. But how can we escape the snare?