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McCain Cheats His Own Public Financing Laws ... Again

John McCain is basically ignoring the public financing laws he praised himself for obeying.
 
 
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Forget "lipstick on a pig" and "bridge to nowhere" -- one of the most grating untruths of this campaign is that Barack Obama somehow cravenly decided not to accept public financing while the honorable John McCain did.  Anybody paying 2% attention could figure out that McCain accepted public financing during the primary then tried to pull a fast one when he became the nominee by completely flauting the law and withdrawing without permission.  When FEC chairman David Mason said he couldn't do that, George Bush replaced him.

And now we see that he is doing exactly what everyone knew he was going to -- ignore the public financing laws once again:

Jane Hamsher is the founder of FireDogLake. Her work has also appeared on the Huffington Post, Alternet and The American Prospect.

 
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