Say what? The McCain campaign had an ad up that was ‘misleading.’
“One of the great lessons of that campaign is the continued and accepted role of sexism in American life,” Couric is quoted in the ad.
In the original clip, which aired months before Palin entered the race, Couric was talking about Hillary Clinton. The ad applies her words to Palin.
Asked about the ad, CBS spokeswoman Leigh Farris said, “CBS News does not endorse any candidate in the Presidential race. Any use of CBS personnel in political advertising that suggests the contrary is misleading.”
YouTube’s page displaying the ad now tells visitors, “This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by CBS Interactive Inc.”
Imagine that… John McCain ‘misleading’ the voters. Wake up America… A vote for John McCain is nuthin but more of the same. Good for CBS for standing up for principle.