Updated: More manipulation is coming tonight, - the GOP plans to make the Broadcast News Puppets dance to their tune again during coverage surrounding Barack Obama's speech tonight.
Speculation about who Sen. John McCain will pick as his vice presidential running mate reached a fever pitch today as all signs pointed to an answer within hours.
McCain advisers teased that they will air an "exciting" and "historic" ad just at the moment that Sen. Barack Obama takes to the stage for his speech.
Meanwhile, the Drudge Report blasted the headline: NAME MAY LEAK AT 6 PM ET... WITH SOME SORT OF CONFIRMATION AT 8 PM... DEVELOPING..."
Obama's speech is at 7pm eastern.
GOPers will do anything to distract from Obama's speech before 75,000 cheering voters... beause McCain would be lucky to attract 20,000 - and would only get that many with a promise of a free lunch to boot.
Will the CNN "journalists" fall for the same trick twice?
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During last night's CNN Democratic Convention coverage the CNN group of commentators on the scene were busily clicking their Blackberrys on camera -- excited at the news tips they were receiving from McCain surrogates stating that John McCain had made his decision as to who to pick as his VP.
The tips were breathlessly relayed during the prime time coverage of the Democratic Convention, and even Wolf Blizter seemed excited by the timing of the news tip, correctly suggesting it was meant to draw attention away from the Democrats on that particularly important night.
Well, once again, the dawn of a new day has shown the extent to which CNN (and other media outlet) puppet newscasters are being manipulated by the McCain media staff. It turns out the "hot news tip" was just more Republican bullshit lies...
Looking toward his turn in the spotlight, Republican presidential nominee-in-waiting John McCain said Thursday he had yet to decide on a running mate.
It was a bullshit, and CNN swallowed it whole then bit hard on the hook and danced the GOP dance in prime time. What fools, haven't they learned that McCain's folks will lie about anything and everything?
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