Tuesday, August 26, 2008

The Video Obama Thinks is a Crime

Politico reports that the Obama campaign has written a letter to the Dept. of Justice...

[hat tip: HotAir]
Sen. Barack Obama has launched an all-out effort to block a Republican billionaire’s efforts to tie him to domestic and foreign terrorists in a wave of negative television ads.

Obama’s campaign has written the Department of Justice demanding a criminal investigation of the “American Issues Project,” the vehicle through which Dallas investor Harold Simmons is financing the advertisements. The Obama campaign — and tens of thousands of supporters — also is pressuring television networks and affiliates to reject the ads. The effort has met with some success: CNN and Fox News are not airing the attacks.

The Obama campaign plans to punish the stations that air the ad financially, an Obama aide said, organizing his supporters to target the stations that air it and their advertisers.

This is the video (shown in previous posts on Pantheon Journal...)

Here is a link to a response ad from Obama...

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