Over the weekend, I spotlighted Josh Lansdale–the tall tale-telling anti-Bush Iraq war veteran used by the Claire McCaskill campaign in Missouri to attack GOP Sen. Jim Talent’s support of the military.
We’ve done an in-depth report on Lansdale’s fraudulent appearances for McCaskill and retired Gen. Wesley Clark, who is running anti-war ads through election day on CNN and Fox News.
McCaskill is standing by Lansdale and his defenders are invoking the Absolute Moral Authority to shield him from scrutiny.
It’s a well-worn ploy for the Dems–attacking Republicans with flawed and fraudulent figures. Bryan Preston has started an Absolute Moral Authority card collection:
Collect yours today–or make your own. Click for template and reader submissions.
E L Frederick: Some women get a card, some women don’t.
The New York Times gets carded by Greg Tinti.
Jim Hoft has followed the McCaskill/Talent race closely. Here are his seven reasons why McCaskill will lose Missouri.
Timothy Birdnow looks at the Democrats’ mess in St. Louis.