Dirty Tricks in Election 2005: Focus on Virginia
Guests: Ginny Peters, Chair of Fairfax Democratic Committee, and George Burke, Chair of the 11th Congressional District
BEFORE Election Day, Mark gives the INSIDE SCOOP on this year’s dirty election tricks in the State of Virginia!
Even after the State Elections Board ruled such things illegal, the Republicans continue to put out mailers and “robot” telephone calls claiming to be from the Democratic and Independent candidates for Governor.
In a Virginia House race, Repubs are spreading rumors through robot phone calls that the Democrat candidate died.
THESE ARE DIRTY TRICKS STRAIGHT OUT OF KARL ROVE’S PLAYBOOK!
THEY ARE ILLEGAL, IMMORAL, AND WRONG.