Kind of weird:

Here's the text of an RNC e-mail solicitation. It excoriates the lib-ber-al media for trying to "do whatever it takes to put Senator Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama in the White House." Sins are unspecified, but the context is clear.

Dear Friend,

The New York Times has proven once again that the liberal mainstream media will do whatever it takes to put Senator Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama in the White House.

From the beginning of Campaign 2008, liberal media pundits have fawned over the Democrat presidential candidates while ignoring their lack of substance on the issues. You can be certain that as the campaign heats up they will continue to mislead voters with their anti-Republican agenda.

Republicans must fight back against the mainstream media's clear liberal bias -- and we need your help to do it.

Please make an urgent secure online contribution of $1,000, $500, $100, $50, or $25 to help the RNC get our responsible message of lower taxes, a strong national defense, and limited government past the liberal media filter and directly to the voters.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Best Wishes,



Robert M. "Mike" Duncan
Chairman, Republican National Committee

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