February 26, 2008

Yesterday one of the big stories was when walkie-talkie Bill Cunningham voraciously attacked Barack Obama warming up a crowd for John McCain. He was so over the top that supposedly the McMaverick campaign told John about his performance and after the crowd left---McCain apologized to Obama. Cunningham was so incensed over being repudiated by McCain that he pulled the Limbaugh trick of saying he's now supporting Hillary Clinton.

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Cunningham: His people told me to give the faithful red meat. Give them red---raw---meat.

He's a big favorite of Spawn Hannity and so it was not a surprise to see him on H&C last night to comment on the day's events. (He reminds me of David Lynch's hard of hearing character from Twin Peaks called Gordon Cole.) If he's to be believed then McCain has more more splainin' to do because he said that McMaverick's people told him to throw out the red meat for his opening.

Even if McCain wasn't familiar with his act---his camp knows it and to tell Cunningham to go all out only means one thing---the apology was a fraud. The straight talk express is being as disingenuous here as it has been with regards to his own finance law that he's failed to comply with. And that's really the story here. Who cares if a wingnut walkie-talkie is upset about being dissed.

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