Fox News: 'McCain's TV Commercials Contain ... Out-Right Lies'


We talked the other day about a surprising Washington Post editorial, which criticized John McCain's demonstrably false claims about Barack Obama's tax policies. Hiatt & Co., hardly a reliably liberal bunch, didn't pull any punches, concluding that "McCain's ads on taxes are just plain false," and noting his campaign's message is peddling a "phony, misleading and at times outright dishonest" line. The Post indirectly noted that candidates shouldn't "outright lie" about each other's policy positions.



How transparent are McCain's bogus claims? Even Fox News has noticed. Consider this report from Major Garrett:

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