As part of an ongoing effort to push back against the HBO movie "Game Change" portraying the 2008 McCain-Palin campaign, the former Alaska governor's political action committee SarahPAC released a video Thursday mocking it.
The trailer opens with "HBO Films" morphing into "BHO Fiction" (a reference to President Barack Obama's initials), and then to "HBO Fiction." The video contains approving quotes of Palin from former John McCain strategists Steve Schmidt and Nicole Wallace and positive television clips from 2008. Former President Bill Clinton is even seen praising Palin as "gutsy, spirited, real."
Current and former Palin aides recently lashed out against the film, calling its portrayal of Palin "sick" and inaccurate, despite the fact that none of them had actually seen the film.
The filmmakers say that they strove for historical accuracy in the film, relying on the popular behind-the-scenes book of the same name by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann and conducting 25 interviews.