I just realized that I didn’t have this on YouTube anywhere, and figured I’d get it up there. Might as well share it with you here too.
I just realized I didn’t have this up on YouTube. It went viral back then, and made Drudge and Breitbart.
Back in the 2008 presidential campaign, I was a talk show host on KXNT in Las Vegas. I have had a few run-ins with Harry Reid over the years. In this one, he implies I’m a racist for bringing up then Sen. Obama’s ties to Franklin Raines, the former executive at Fannie Mae.
Obama was tied to Raines back then, and had reached out to him on economic issues. While there was a chain mail letter going around that falsely listed Raines as a ‘Chief Economic Adviser’ to the Obama campaign, Obama did, in fact, reach out to Raines for some economic advice.
The problem with that was that Raines had been ousted as Fannie Mae CEO in 2004 after there were major accounting discrepancies discovered. Raines is listed as one of the 25 people responsible for the financial crisis that we are still dealing with today.
That made my question about Raines’ ties to Obama legitimate after Harry Reid had just attacked McCain over the Keating Five scandal.
In true Harry Reid fashion, he lied about Obama not having a single lobbyist working for him (maybe not working for, but certainly working with), and then implied I only brought Raines up because of his race. Funny thing is, at the time, I’d never actually seen a picture of Raines, and didn’t know he was black. I don’t get my show prep from picture books.
Typical liberal … lie, then use the race card.
A couple of my other greatest hits with Reid include:
Harry Reid denying he ever said “This war is lost:”
And … when Harry Reid supported socialist ideals on my show, then said he didn’t know what a socialist ideal was: