Monday, March 10, 2008

Irony and (more) lies

This doesn't mean much, but it's kinda funny. The stock footage of the girl they used for the Hillary "it's 3 A.M. and the phone is ringing" ads is now nearly 18 and a strong supporter of Obama! In fact, she's been campaigning for him and even served as a precinct captain.

Heard on News8Austin. More info at DailyKos.

And... whoops!!! Caught in a lie about her experience -- from the debate in Ohio [full transcript]:
CLINTON: Well, I have put forth my extensive experience in foreign policy, you know, helping to support the peace process in Northern Ireland, negotiating to open borders so that refugees fleeing ethnic cleansing would be safe, [...]

The truth [LINK]:
Hillary Clinton had no direct role in bringing peace to Northern Ireland and is a "wee bit silly" for exaggerating the part she played, according to Lord Trimble of Lisnagarvey, the Nobel Peace Prize winner and former First Minister of the province.

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