Sunday, July 27, 2008

'Stunningly dishonest'?

So says Matthew Yglesias about John McCain's new ad invoking Obama's snub of the wounded heroes at Landstuhl.

Granted, as Allahpundit has noted, the ad does seem to mischaracterize the specific reasons why St. Hopey decided that visiting the brave American men and women who sacrifice for freedom wasn't quite as important as working out with an awestruck German reporterette.

But what's with this all-of-a-sudden progressive concern with facts? Why, just four short years ago, the Left was perfectly happy with "fake but accurate" news.

UPDATE: McCain stays on the attack:

(Via Hot Air.) How will this play? Too soon to tell, but the latest polls are not encouraging.

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