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Secret Service says “Kill him” allegation unfounded

SCRANTON – The agent in charge of the Secret Service field office in Scranton said allegations that someone yelled “kill him” when presidential hopeful Barack Obama’s name was mentioned during Tuesday’s Sarah Palin rally are unfounded.

The Scranton Times-Tribune first reported the alleged incident on its Web site Tuesday and then again in its print edition Wednesday. The first story, written by reporter David Singleton, appeared with allegations that while congressional candidate Chris Hackett was addressing the crowd and mentioned Oabama’s name a man in the audience shouted “kill him.”

News organizations including ABC, The Associated Press, The Washington Monthly and MSNBC’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann reported the claim, with most attributing the allegations to the Times-Tribune story.   More from The Times Leader

Of course, this didn’t stop Barack Hussein Obama from bringing this non-incident up in the debate last night.  This makes me wonder if the entire story was facbricated for BO’s benefit.  This is, after all, Keith Olbermann…

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October 16, 2008 - Posted by | BOLO and Crime, Politics | , , ,

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