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Fox News Demands McCain Campaign Remove Major Garrett From Campaign Ad

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Fox News Friday sent the John McCain campaign a cease and desist letter demanding they remove the voice of correspondent Major Garrett from a recent campaign ad, Politico's Michael Calderone reported.

The ad, seen below, includes audio of Garrett reporting that Barack Obama would not say whether he supported or opposed the government bailout of AIG.

Fox News' letter, embedded below via DocStoc, says:

"It has come to the attention of Fox News this morning that an ad for the McCain campaign uses the voice of our Correspondent, Major Garrett. We demand that you immediately remove Mr. Garrett's voice from this ad. As Mr. Garrett is a non-partisan news correspondent covering the Obama campaign for Fox News, it is highly inappropriate, among other things, of your campaign to use him in your ad. Please confirm to me in writing that you have removed Mr. Garrett's voice from your ad."

See the letter:


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Last week, CBS forced YouTube to remove another McCain ad that used video of Katie Couric in a manner the network described as "misleading." The campaign has also had several problems with recording artists and record labels over unauthorized use of songs they have played throughout the campaign.