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CT. GOP Senate hopfulLinda McMahon admits helping the NY Times…. out Blumenthal’s Vietnam Remarks…..

Can you believe this????

She comes clean on something that actually happens everyday…

Politicians planting stories (The White House leaks all the time )…

The only problem here is that she used the New Times to cut here opponent’s pool numbers….

The game is certainly dirty…..but the New York Times should know better…..

They should have at least been upfront about it……

Linda McMahon confirmed last night what was widely suspected: Her campaign assisted the New York Times in producing the article that has upended Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal’s Senate campaign.

Speaking to Fox News’s Sean Hannity, McMahon said her campaign “contributed some research” to the piece.

“[T]hey had initiated the story,” she said. “We contributed some research to the story for the New York Times but they initiated, they did the research, they did all the verification for it.”

She denied a “conspiracy,” repeating that “some of our research, I think, helped them later on after they broke the story.”

The Times has already taken heat for failing to acknowledge the main quote in their piece came from a speech in which Blumenthal later correctly described his service. (Though yesterday another quote surfaced in which Blumenthal said he “wore the uniform in Vietnam.”)

More……..

May 21, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Family, Government, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Polls, Updates, Women | , , , , , | 1 Comment

CT. GOP Senate hopfulLinda McMahon admits helping the NY Times…. out Blumenthal's Vietnam Remarks…..

Can you believe this????

She comes clean on something that actually happens everyday…

Politicians planting stories (The White House leaks all the time )…

The only problem here is that she used the New Times to cut here opponent’s pool numbers….

The game is certainly dirty…..but the New York Times should know better…..

They should have at least been upfront about it……

Linda McMahon confirmed last night what was widely suspected: Her campaign assisted the New York Times in producing the article that has upended Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal’s Senate campaign.

Speaking to Fox News’s Sean Hannity, McMahon said her campaign “contributed some research” to the piece.

“[T]hey had initiated the story,” she said. “We contributed some research to the story for the New York Times but they initiated, they did the research, they did all the verification for it.”

She denied a “conspiracy,” repeating that “some of our research, I think, helped them later on after they broke the story.”

The Times has already taken heat for failing to acknowledge the main quote in their piece came from a speech in which Blumenthal later correctly described his service. (Though yesterday another quote surfaced in which Blumenthal said he “wore the uniform in Vietnam.”)

More……..

May 21, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Family, Government, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Polls, Updates, Women | , , , , , | 1 Comment