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Congressman Jared Polis today blasted House Republicans for continuing to fund Alaska's "Bridges to Nowhere." He likened the undead earmark spending, famously supported and then not supported by Sarah Palin, as something out of a bad horror film.
Maybe the ferocious response to the Blackberry story scared her off. Maybe she was just pressed for time. Or maybe Sarah Palin has decided to stop telling tall tales in her campaign speeches.
Using unusually strong language against "The Original Mavericks," a new McCain-Palin ad that began airing Monday in Colorado and other battleground states, the Obama campaign said a claim that Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin fought against the Bridge to Nowhere is a lie. Barack Obama countered with an ad of his own today.
Oops, she did it again. Accepting the Republican nomination for vice president Wednesday night in St. Paul, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin repeated a false claim about her opposition to the notorious Bridge to Nowhere, an emblematic boondoggle widely derided by foes of Congressional earmarks.