Project Vote Smart, the nonpartisan voter-education nonprofit, confirms today that it has kicked John McCain off its board. Mother Jones reported on Monday that PVS was prepared to make the move due to McCain’s nine-month refusal to fill out its Political Courage Test. According to PVS President Richard Kimball, the nonprofit has a rule that bars nonrespondents from serving on its board.
PVS contacted the McCain campaign 25 times from June 2007 to February 2008 in the hopes of avoiding the embarrassment this move entails for both the organization and one of its long-time board members. Eventually, however, they were simply left with no choice. The senator who made his career on straight talk couldn’t spare some for the organization he served.
The predicted response from Chris Matthews: “But.. but.. but.. OBAMA DRINKS ORANGE JUICE, WHICH IS SOMETIMES CALLED OJ, AND OJ IS A SCARY BLACK NEGRO.”
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Sort of related, can anyone provide me with a link to the poorman post where he repeatedly apologized for editorial mistakes when discussing the size of Tim Russert’s head?
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It was Brit Hume’s head. Still can’t find the post.