5.29.2008

Did McCain coordinate Obama attack with swiftboaters?

Jed's on the case:

Vets for Freedom is a swiftboat-style group attacking Barack Obama, and the McCain campaign is using the exact same attack. Last week, HuffPo broke the news about the close ties between the two organizations. Now the question is: have they coordinated their messages? If so, they are breaking the law.

Watch this video comparing a Vets for Freedom ad with the attack lines used by John McCain and his co-chairman Lindsey Graham who until yesterday was on the swiftboating group's board of advisors. It seems obvious there was message coordination, especially given the tight links between the two groups.

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