Michael Isikoff reports:

Rick Davis, John McCain's campaign manager, has remained the treasurer and a corporate director of his lobbying firm this year, despite repeated statements by campaign officials that he had ended his relationship with the firm in 2006, according to corporate records.

There has never been a political campaign that lies as compulsively as as indisputably as this one. What's amazing about the lies is that they are all demonstrably lies. Usually, politicians lie in generalities or hyperbole or some shufty rhetoric. But Palin and McCain say things that are factually not true, and when the truth is pointed out, they refuse to acknowledge it, repeat the lies and then demonize anyone who asked the question.

The McCain campaign is now shying and plunging like a distracted animal.

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