This race has been nothing but a non-stop lie-fest by both sides. Pantano's crowd has accused McIntyre of sitting out important votes, voting lock-step with Nancy Pelosi, and backing everything Comrade Obama dreams up. None of those are true, as a cursory inspection of his voting record reveals.
Meanwhile, McIntyre's supporters are trying to convict Pantano for an incident in a combat zone wherein the government declined to prosecute, and the McIntyre campaign itself has lied about Pantano's support for the Fair Tax and his plans for Social Security reform.
I think the problem is that two reasonably conservative candidates can't find enough difference between them to run on issues, so they have to dream up nonsense and hope that voters won't bother to research ALL the facts.
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