The world of election malfeasance is disgusting. And the world of Republican election malfeasance is even more disgusting than run of the mill election malfeasance. I think, though, that even in that cesspool we’ll have to create a special category for the Sinclair Broadcasting. You may not have heard yet that the company is forcing all 62 of the network affiliates that it owns to air a one hour propaganda film attacking John Kerry’s service in Vietnam and his participation in the anti-war movement afterward. Josh Marshall has been providing exhaustive coverage of the controversy if you want the sordid details.
Back in March, John Kerry said of the Bush campaign, “These guys are the most crooked, you know, lying group I’ve ever seen.” I don’t think any of us could have imagined how true that would turn out to be.