McConnell Swings and Misses

Bill Scher

Yesterday, Campaign for America’s Future joined Americans United for Change and Americans Against Escalation in Iraq to release a new report on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and his record of obstruction.

McConnell’s staff responded not by proudly acknowledging his obstruction strategy (as his right-hand man Sen. Trent Lott did), but by attacking the messenger — sending to the media a hit piece on Campaign for America’s Future.

Sadly, for them, the hit piece was laughably bad (“In 2004, Howard Dean And Michael Moore Headlined Campaign For America’s [sic] “Take Back America” Sessions.” Horrors!), and it didn’t stop the state’s major newspaper from reporting the news:

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