Friday, October 24, 2008

Pittsburgh McCain Campaign Worker Lied about Attack

why the hesitancy to slam the campaign worker for being a rabid conservative radical? Odd. Ohkay. Maybe just the one, but still... this is everybody's one chance to pillory somebody who isn't a liberal rabid liberal radical...

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Drudge Report says: SHE MADE IT UP! 2:20 PM ET

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A Pittsburgh police commander told KDKA Investigator Marty Griffin that Ashley Todd confessed to making up the story & is facing charges

Oct 24, 2008 10:30 am US/Pacific
Pa. Police: McCain Worker Lied About Attack
PITTSBURGH (CBS) ― Police sources tell CBS station KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh 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.

Ashley Todd, 20, of Texas, initially told police that she was robbed at an ATM in Bloomfield and that the suspect became enraged and started beating her after seeing her GOP sticker on her car.

Police investigating the alleged attack, however, began to notice some inconsistencies in her story and administered a polygraph test.

Authorities, however, declined to release the results of that test.

Investigators did say that they received photos from the ATM machine and "the photographs were verified as not being the victim making the transaction."

This afternoon, a Pittsburgh police commander told KDKA Investigator Marty Griffin that Todd confessed to making up the story...

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