October 29, 2008

Another Faux Poutrage

The far reaches of outer Reichwingnuttia are in full warp gazillion shrilling mode with their big Obama defeating October Surprise:

John McCain's presidential campaign Tuesday accused the Los Angeles Times of "intentionally suppressing" a videotape it obtained of a 2003 banquet where then-state Sen. Barack Obama spoke of his friendship with Rashid Khalidi, a leading Palestinian scholar and activist.
Of course, the fact that Khalidi is a scholar who is now a professor at Columbia University means nothing to the Reichwingnuts. For fuck's sake already, his name is Rashid Khalidi and he is Palestinian.

Therefore he is a terrorist.

Fun IOKIYAR fact: During the 1990s, while he served as chairman of the International Republican Institute (IRI), McWorse distributed several grants to the Palestinian research center co-founded by Khalidi, including one worth half a million dollars.
Obviously, those of us on the left can't understand how THAT'S different.
Shoot me.

1 comment:

dualdiagnosis said...

"intentionally suppressing"

Why do you have quotation marks around this?

The LA Times has admitted they are holding the tape and aren't releasing it.