Tuesday, April 29, 2008

I'll Take Iraq for 100, Alex

According to Marc Ambinder*, the party that usually professes to hate "trial lawyers" is threatening legal action to stop the airing of this ad, produced by the DNC:

(alt. video link)

To be clear, the legal action has to do with alleged coordination between the DNC and one of the candidates, not the content. But it's obvious that they're trying anything they can think of to stop this one precisely because of the unforgettable quote.

The GOP's wailing and gnashing of teeth over "being quoted out of context" is nothing short of delicious. The fact that they can't beat this one down is even better.

* Permalink to the specific post is broken. Visit the home page of Marc's blog and scroll down to the post with the timestamp of 28 Apr 2008 02:07 pm.

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