A New Low

Barack Obama: “I want you to argue with them, and get in their face…”

John Murtha: “There’s no question Western Pennsylvania is a racist area…”

And now this:

Busted

Pittsburgh police spokeswoman Diane Richard tells Channel 4 Action News that the victim was robbed at knifepoint on Wednesday night outside of a Citizens Bank near Liberty Avenue and Pearl Street just before 9 p.m.

Richard said the robber took $60 from the woman, then became angry when he saw a McCain bumper sticker on the victim’s car. The attacker then punched and kicked the victim, before using the knife to scratch the letter “B” into her face, Richard said. more

To those with a concern about what appears to be a backwards letter “B” – this is the view from the assailants position if standing over the victims head:

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UPDATE: Busted:

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) ― Police sources tell KDKA that a campaign worker has now confessed to making up a story that a mugger attacked her and cut the letter “B” in her face after seeing her McCain bumper sticker. source

Let’s hope she gets some professional help. I also hope that the two candidates at the top of this post cool the rhetoric down to a professional level.

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