Thursday, August 19, 2010

GOP Candidate Exploits 9/11 Victims for Campaign Purposes

GOP Senate candidate yanks video showing smoldering 9/11 site
This one is ugly.

GOP Senate candidate Roy Blunt's campaign has pulled down a Web video displaying the smoldering remains of the 9/11 attacks alongside audio of his Democratic opponent saying the location of the Islamic center should be up to New Yorkers to decide.

And now the Dem, Robin Carnahan, is going on the offensive over the issue, demanding that Blunt apologize to the families of 9/11 victims for exploiting the tragedy for political gain.

The Carnahan campaign claims it pulled the video off of Blunt's campaign Web site late yesterday, and a local blogger has now put the video on You Tube:

1 comment:

Frank said...

Classic republican tea party tactic.