Urbin Report

Monday, September 22, 2008

Vicious anti-Sarah Palin smear campaign may have strong ties to the Obama Campaign

JawaReport has been doing something MSNBC or CNN won't do, actual investigative reporting about Barak Obama and his campaign. It is an ugly story that the worshipers of the "Lightgiver" don't want to face.

Our research suggests that a subdivision of one of the largest public relations firms in the world most likely started and promulgated rumors about Sarah Palin that were known to be false. These rumors were spread in a surreptitious manner to avoid exposure.

It is also likely that the PR firm was paid by outside sources to run the smear campaign. While not conclusive, evidence suggests a link to the Barack Obama campaign. Namely:

- Evidence suggests that a YouTube video with false claims about Palin was uploaded and promoted by members of a professional PR firm.

- The family that runs the PR firm has extensive ties to the Democratic Party, the netroots, and are staunch Obama supporters.

- Evidence suggests that the firm engaged in a concerted effort to distribute the video in such a way that it would appear to have gone viral on its own. Yet this effort took place on company time.
Evidence suggests that these distribution efforts included actions by at least one employee of the firm who is unconnected with the family running the company.

-The voice-over artist used in this supposedly amateur video is a professional.

-This same voice-over artist has worked extensively with David Axelrod's firm, which has a history of engaging in phony grassroots efforts, otherwise known as "astroturfing."

-David Axelrod is Barack Obama's chief media strategist.

-The same voice-over artist has worked directly for the Barack Obama campaign.


There is a lot more, including possible FEC violations, and pushing the anti-Sarah Palin smear video they produced to far left extremist web sites that would spread it even if they knew it was a pack of lies.

Like so much far left extremists astroturf, if you follow the money, it leads back to George Soros. Expect the far left extremist 527s to start spreading even more lies about Senator McCain and Gov. Palin.

The Obama campaign appears to be organizing a coordinated smear campaign of epic proportions.
The Palin smear video analyzed here fits in nicely with the post-Palin pick narrative being offered by the Obama campaign. That narrative is that John McCain may not fill out his term in office. The narrative is bolstered by questions about McCain's age, the present status of the skin cancer he once had, and by demands that his medical records be released.

The second ingredient in the narrative paints Sarah Palin -- who would take McCain's vacated Presidential office -- as not ready for the job. Obama's campaign has called her experience & intelligence into question, but there is also a "grassroots" viral campaign of deception that claims Palin is on the political fringe and is a religious lunatic.

Just in the past week, since we first began following the astroturfing of Sarah Palin, rumors have circulated that Palin was a member of the John Birch Society and that she hates rape victims. Bored with the spreading the lie that Palin thinks the Earth is 6,000 years old and that she banned books, this week the netroots are claiming that she supports witch hunts. Not metaphorical witch hunts, actual witch hunts.


Clearly, the truth doesn't matter to these Obama supporters. They are engaging in the lowest forms of fear mongering.

It does look like the Jawa Report has uncovered some ugly truth about the far left extremists in the Obama Campaign. A sure sign is that the coverup has begun.
UPDATE: Within an hour of this post going up, YouTube videos implicating Ethan Winner were yanked, sockpuppet accounts deleted, and more importantly, the Wikipedia entry on David Axelrod began to edit out mentions of his well know astroturfing campaigns. Hmmm, it sounds to me like we're on to something.


Take the time to read the whole thing.

HT to Day by Day.

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