McCain has gone "all in" with a strategy focusing exclusively on smearing and lying about Obama, win or lose, he has created a dangerous situation for November 5 and the four years to follow.
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This is a compilation of statements and allegations made by McCain or campaign surrogates that have been refuted, supported by the proof that they are mostly, partially, or completely false.
1. "Our economy, I think, is still ― the fundamentals of our economy are strong." ―John McCain, Jacksonville, Fla., Sept. 15, 2008 (Source)
McCain's decision to personally smear Obama with lies and distortions should go down in history as the final nail in his political coffin.
McCain wants us to talk solely about whether the surge of US troops last year has been successful. But a hole was just blown in that argument -- and blood is rushing through.
Again and again, the article details what a self-aggrandizing two-faced liar McCain is. A particularly salient incident is his ambush of Rose Mofford.
John McCain told the Des Moines Register this week that he always tells "100 percent absolute truth," even in campaign ads. There's one big problem wi...
The disconnect between McCain's words and his actions, all in an effort to distort his record, is the central approach to his campaign. And it smells a lot like the last eight years of Bush.
I'm voting for McCain because he's a straight talker and I often agree with his view on things, and when I don't, usually if I wait a few days he comes around.
In a political crisis, Team McCain moves to change the subject and stay away from what may be unfriendly issues and instead switches back to a negative focus on Obama's personality and image.
The Palin-McCain campaign's latest ad is, not surprisingly, dishonest on multiple levels and offers ugly prospects for the future.
After releasing an ad earlier this week that contained debunked lies about offshore drilling and gas prices, John McCain unveiled a new ad today, "Dom...
So who does Barack remind me of? He's a civil rights lawyer who taught Constitutional law and is bringing up two girls the right way. When bullies gather, he stands up for what's right, he stands up for the rule of law, he stands up.
Last year, I was asked for help by McCain's staff regarding Internet issues. They didn't know what Net Neutrality was, but that contradicts the claims here.
Following his loss to George W. Bush in the 2000 South Carolina primary, John McCain did something extraordinary: He confessed to lying about how he f...
John McCain is a coward. We have heard countless invocations of Senator McCain's courage during his 1,966 days in captivity, but it is time for the S...
A collection of McCain's nastiest attack ads. When even Karl Rove is calling out your ads for being over the top lies, you know things have turned ug...
Before launching his probe into Abramoff, McCain claimed that he had never heard of or met Abramoff. This claim certainly stretches credulity.
Many commentators have said that Obama's coalition has many similarities to the McGovern campaign. But there is a key difference. Demographics have shifted strongly away from Nixonland.
So, all the bluster last week that anyone called Sarah Palin a "pig" wasn't really based in truth, McCain admits. Yet, he never stopped his campaign from lying.
In a post titled "What's Spanish For 'Lies'?" the New York Times' Editorial Board Blog comments on John McCain's latest Spanish ad.
It's a gross dist...
This comes after McCain claimed last week that Sarah Palin "knows more about energy than probably anyone else in the United States of America."
What's the best strategy when your opponent lies? The obvious move is to call them on it, but analyses of viewers reveals that "he said, she said" arguments leave observers confused and apathetic.
Mark McKinnon quit the McCain campaign when Barack Obama won the Democratic nomination because of his respect for Senator Obama. Now we know why he felt the need to do so.
The McCain campaign is being called out on some of the lies they have been telling. The campaign spokesman says that they are in this to win and don'...
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