Monday, August 31, 2009

The ComPost Pulls out their Double Standard

Erick Erickson, Editor of discusses the Post-Deeds non-story.

Washington Post Examines His Thesis. Finds an Honest Man Who Keeps His Word.

Finally, twenty years after it was written and several major campaigns he's run, the Washington Post is finally picking apart his college thesis.

No, I'm not talking about Barack Obama. The Washington Post never bothered to track down and examine the college thesis of Barack Obama. But, it has found the twenty year old thesis of Bob McDonnell, the Republican candidate for Governor of Virginia.

With Creigh Deeds imploding, the media decided it had to do something to help the Democrat. So they are highlighting McDonnell's twenty year old thesis. In it, they find a candidate who is, brace yourselves, conservative. He went, after all, to Regent University, and his thesis is publicly available.

In other words, they could have written about it when he was running for the Virginia House of Delegates or Virginia Attorney General, but they wanted to wait until now when the Democrat needs some help. And what do they find that the man believed twenty years ago?

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