Skip to comments.NBC Takes Dig at McCain Tech-Savvy, Distorts Adviserís Blackberry Comments
Posted on 09/17/2008 9:14:21 AM PDT by Rufus2007
Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain, Ariz., has acknowledged his technological shortcomings, but some in the media continue to portray him as a techno-phobe with no meaningful contributions to that sector of the economy.
The September 16 "NBC Nightly News" examined McCain's rhetoric on the campaign trail in the wake of a serious banking crisis. Correspondent Kelly O'Donnell reported one campaign advisor cited McCain's legislative effort opening the door to technological advancements as evidence of his ability to steer Americans through the turbulent time.
"And Brian, when an adviser today was stressing John McCain's economic credentials, he told reporters that McCain quote helped make this little miracle happen' - the Blackberry or cell phone - citing his work on the Commerce Committee," O'Donnell said.
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They are biased and gaffe-obsessed. I heard the full quote and understood fully what was said . . . and meant.
For high-profile “journalists” to misrepresent this is indicative of bias or ignorance . . .or both.
Because it’s so much like the “Gore invented the internet” cr@p. Keep in mind, though, that McCain laughed when he heard this statement, saying he has no idea where an idea like that came from. Stupid staffer...
Payback for the Gore invented the Internet distortion.
Exactly, notice the MSM is not running McCain saying this was a “bone headed comment”
yep, but since McCain didn’t say it, it won’t have legs
NBC - National Barack Channel