I haven't touched this "Obama Mugger" story all day because I attributed this horrible sequence of events to the independent and desperate act of a single, disturbed person crying out for attention/help. I didn't want to contribute to the publicity of the event or the resultant backlash.
But this is a serious development...
McCain Spokesman Implicated In Mugger Hoax
Not some local yahoo. The Communications Director of one of the remaining states McCain is seriously and actively contesting.
*Am I honestly really even surprised anymore? Let this fucking election end already.