Drudge vs. Wonkette – The Ashley Todd Debacle

Ashley Todd is a 20 year old McCain/Palin volunteer from Texas.

She claimed that a tall black man mugged her at an ATM, then saw her McCain/Palin bumper sticker and went into a rage and superfically scratched her face with a backwards ‘B’. She then said she was also sexually assaulted and lost consciousness.

So Drudge called it ‘mutilation’ in big banner in red. Poor McCain volunteer viciously attacked by black man matching Democratic candidate general description.

Fox News’ John Moody wrote:

If Ms. Todd’s allegations are proven accurate, some voters may revisit their support for Senator Obama, not because they are racists (with due respect to Rep. John Murtha), but because they suddenly feel they do not know enough about the Democratic nominee.

Just to put this into perspective…he’s saying that if one dude that has no connection to Obama other than being a fan hurts another person physically the voters should think that they don’t know enough about Obama? So like when Charles Manson was into the Beatles…John Lennon was partly responsible for Sharon Tate’s death? Not to mention his culpability in people robbing banks wearing Nikes. (Nike ad music song written by John Lennon). Even more of a stretch than William Ayes.

Moody went on:

If the incident turns out to be a hoax, Senator McCain’s quest for the presidency is over, forever linked to race-baiting.

Right. Fox News would never do something like that.

The hero in this was Wonkette and we never thought we’d EVER say this…Michelle Malkin. Malkin started her career of hurling cheap shots at liberals and then documenting how hostile they are towards her at LA Daily News. Anyway, she called bullshit.

Wonkette called bullshit.

Turns out, it is bullshit.

Our favorite is her now locked myspace page where her headline is:

“Lying is the most fun a girl can have without taking her cloths (sic) off, but its better if you do.”

Then she’s working for the right campaign.