Sunday, October 12, 2008

Think Progress Causes Politico To Backpedal On McCain Tax Claims

Wow, it's about time one of the blogs took Politico to task for their occasional pumping up of Senator John McCain's policies as if they support the middle class.  Nothing could be further from the truth, and thank God, Think Progress came through:

Earlier today, ThinkProgress criticized for publishing a story that claimed John McCain’s proposed tax cuts for capital gains and dividends would be “aimed directly at the middle class.”
Tonight, Politico published a new story on McCain’s tax cuts that removed the false claim. Instead, the article states that the tax cuts are “designed to lure investors back to the stock market.” Here’s their new story’s lead:

Sarah Palin Booed At Philly Flyers' Game

Watch Alaska Governor Sarah Palin get booed at the Philly Flyers' opener.   This was a total mistake, having her drop the first puck.  But the Philly Flyers' owner had this wild and stupid idea, and apparently no one talked him out of it.