We've been tracking this outrage since it began and in my earlier post you'll see what a Free Ride, John McCain receives from his press buddies. Heck, it looks like Candy Crowley used a McCain press release for her report on Public Financing.
I took the headline from FDL's fine work and she's got the latest from the DNC.
Since the FEC doesn't have enough commissioners to take action, having been gutted by Republicans in the Senate who are blocking the appointment of a quorum, the DNC's complaint about this matter has fallen on deaf ears. (We filed a similar complaint.) If the FEC fails to act, the law allows the DNC to file suit compelling them to do so -- which they did today.
The DNC is asking the court to compel the FEC to investigate -- which they can't. So when they fail to do so, the DNC can (and most likely will) ask the court for an injunction against McCain. Essentially, this is the next necessary step in that process -- they can't ask for the injunction until they show that the FEC can't act.
Do you think Crowley will cover McCain's antics on Public Financing if it goes to court?