Send one kvetchy e-mail to your Democratic Congresswoman, and apparently you get on the mailing list for the Democratic National Committee. That'll teach me.
Special Notice for Mr. Paul Sand
You have been selected to represent Rollinsford, NH in the 2008 Presidential Campaign Survey. Survey documents registered in your name are enclosed.
Mrs. S. tells me that she's never seen my eyes roll around in my head like that before.
It's pretty standard stuff, the flip side of what I usually get from the GOP. But question seven on the survey kind of irritated me:
- Do you believe that John McCain's pledge to keep troops in Iraq
for another 100 years will be a liability in the General Election?
Yes No Unsure
As anyone knows who gets their news from sources other than MSNBC, that's above and beyond the usual campaign exaggeration, crashing into "outright lie" territory.
Here's FactCheck.org on a previous DNC version of this falsehood:
I.e., far from a "pledge", even further from the DNC's implication.
The survey comes with a cover letter from DNC Chairman "Governor Howard Dean, M.D." which includes the query:
As far as untruths go, they've apparently decided on a preemptive strike.