Archive for the 'Meg Whitman' Category

The Only-Slightly-Exaggerated Meg Whitman TV Spot

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Those of you who don’t live in California have your own crosses to bear, I’m sure, but you can be thankful for one thing: You’ve been spared the months-long onslaught of advertising promoting Meg Whitman for governor. Just so you don’t feel left out, here’s an ever-so-slightly tweaked version of what we Californians have been putting up with:

Meg Whitman’s Fail Blog Fail

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

Meg Whitman apparently thinks it’s fine to just make stuff up, and to do so in situations in which it’s trivial to call her on it. For example, she used a fake Fail Blog screenshot in this recent ad:

Except the operators of Fail Blog say the image was a fake created by the Whitman campaign; they never ran such an item: Honesty Fail.

This isn’t a huge transgression, obviously. But in the context of some of her other comments (challenging reporters to research her voter registration record, when she actually hadn’t been registered; asserting that the incident in which she shoved an employee at eBay was a verbal dispute), it starts to look like a pattern.