Wake-Up Call: It’s all hearsay

  • John McCain will outline an estimated $52.5B in new economic proposals in PA today, “including tax relief for senior investors” (Reuters).
  • “Gossip Girl” actors Penn Badgley and Blake Lively are starring in MoveOn.org’s new 30-second ad, encouraging “young people to talk to their parents about the consequences of voting” for McCain (Wake-Up Call! sources).
  • McCain made no mention of Bill Ayers at his rallies in VA and NC yesterday, “and largely avoided the character questions he had raised previously” (Los Angeles Times).
  • The Troopergate investigation “has broadened to include other ethics complaints against” Sarah Palin and an examination of actions by other state employees (Anchorage Daily News).
  • Rep. Tim Mahoney (D-FL) said yesterday that allegations he had an affair with a campaign worker are “hearsay,” and vowed to request an investigation by the House Ethics Cmte (Sarasota Herald-Tribune).
  • The results are official: In Scholastic‘s WH straw poll, “students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade” have chosen to elect Obama over McCain, 57-39% (USA Today).
  • Bush, like Palin, “is a rather devoted winker,” but beware: in Latin America, “it’s a sexual invitation” (Los Angeles Times).
  • Bush’s niece, Lauren Bush, has named her upcoming clothing line “Lauren Pierce” — “using her grandmother’s maiden name instead of” her own last name — but she swears “it wasn’t a conscious decision” (New York Post).
  • Jim Lehrer‘s performance as moderator of the first WH debate has inspired Ben and Jerry’s to “whip up a new flavor” — “Chocolate Lehrer Cake” (Washington Post).
  • “I would hope at least that those protesters have the courage and the honor of thanking our veterans for giving them the right to protest!” — Palin, accidentally admonishing a group of supporters yesterday, who shouted “We can’t hear you!” (“From the Road“).

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