October 20th, 2008 09:25 EST
John McCain's Rob Calls Full Of Lies
Robo calls are a very invasive approach to political campaigning, it`s equivalent to the approach that Jehovah`s Witnesses take to sharing their faith: Banging on your door and disturbing your family dinner.
Automated calls from political parties should be outlawed, they are a nuisance and they do nothing to enlighten voters about the issues.
John McCain is down in the polls, and out of desperation he is blanketing the battleground states with automated calls that portray Obama in the worst possible light.
Here`s the text of a typical John McCain robo call:
`Hello. I`m calling for John McCain and the RNC because you need to know that Barack Obama has worked closely with domestic terrorist Bill Ayers, whose organization bombed the U.S. capitol, the Pentagon, a judge`s home and killed Americans,` the recorded message said. `And Democrats will enact an extreme leftist agenda if they take control of Washington. Barack Obama and his Democratic allies lack the judgment to lead our country.`
The call ends with the legally required disclosure, informing the listener that the call was paid for by McCain-Palin 2008 and the Republican National Committee."
This robo call is replete with errors, lies and exaggerations. Barack Obama has never had a close working relationship with Bill Ayers, and we don`t need to hear McCain`s pack of lies. Ayers was a terrorist in his younger days, but today he is a respected college professor. Obama had the good judgement to oppose the invasion and occupation of Iraq from the start, McCain has marched in lockstep with Bush`s foreign policy.
When a Jehovah`s Witness disturbs the peace of my home, I quickly get rid of him. Every voter who is a victim of McCain`s robo calls should get even by voting for Obama.