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McCain Attacker's Story Is Total B.S.

10/24/2008 3:14 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The girl who claimed she was beaten because she is a John McCain supporter has now admitted to making up the story. In fact, there wasn't even a robbery or a beating. Paging Tawana Brawley!
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Ashley Todd told police she doesn't know how she got the "B" on her face and suspects she might have done it to herself in her car, but doesn't actually remember.

Police say she was very polite and very cooperative, however they have discovered she has a history of mental problems.

Cops say she is being charged with making a false report to police.

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61.

Eric Draven    

And this is a surprise to who? It's a sad state of affairs when you have to stoop this low to gather support for your candidate. Regardless of who you're voting for, if this is the level you have to sink to, to draw attention to someone you're supporting, then perhaps his campaign run could be in a bit of trouble. And to accuse a Black man too? Very sad....

2128 days ago
62.

Sinead    

Duh.
Suck it, everyone who said she was for real, you're retarded.

2128 days ago
63.

cindy    

* Now if the VP of Fox News is saying it's over for McCain, it must be over...LMAO*
http://foxforum.blogs.foxnews.com/2008/10/23/jmoody_1023/


October 23rd, 2008 9:32 PM Eastern
Moment of Truth
John Moody
Executive Vice President of Fox News

It had to happen.

Less than two weeks before we vote for a new president, a white woman says a black man attacked her, then scarred her face, and says there was a political motive for it.

Ashley Todd, a 20-year-old white volunteer for John McCain’s presidential campaign, says she was mugged at an ATM machine in Pittsburgh (my hometown) by a big black man. She further says he threw her down, then disfigured her by carving the letter “B” into her face with a sharp implement when he saw that she supported McCain, not Barack Obama.

Part of the appeal of, and the unspoken tension behind, Senator Obama’s campaign is his transformational status as the first African-American to win a major party’s presidential nomination.

That does not mean that he has erased the mutual distrust between black and white Americans, and this incident could become a watershed event in the 11 days before the election.

If Ms. Todd’s allegations are proven accurate, some voters may revisit their support for Senator Obama, not because they are racists (with due respect to Rep. John Murtha), but because they suddenly feel they do not know enough about the Democratic nominee.

If the incident turns out to be a hoax, Senator McCain’s quest for the presidency is over, forever linked to race-baiting.

For Pittsburgh, a city that has done so much to shape American history over the centuries, another moment of truth is at hand.

2128 days ago
64.

MsDoloD81    

I especially loved the part where she said it was a dark skinned man that attacked her....God bless this woman for real oh and it's nice to know that whereever there's a robbery blame the "dark skinned" person for it! Thanks America!!!

2128 days ago
65.

Kat    

She is a seriously disturbed individual.

2128 days ago
66.

here's a thought    

Why do they always say a black man did it when they decide to kill their wives/children, cut themselves or get beat up by their daddy? I thought she looked too calm considering what she claimed she had been through. More of Pennsylvania's finest. lmao

2128 days ago
67.

toothdoc93    

so all of a sudden now she has mental problems? why wasen't her story throughly investigated before splashing her face and her lies to the world?!? that is not just the race card its the royal flush.so she might have "carved" the B herself?? who gave her the "black" eye?! lol! she is a prime example that racism is very much alive and doing well. it is what this great country was built on!! same s#@! different century.. OBAMA 08 OBAMA 08 OBAMA 08

2128 days ago
68.

ECJ    

Typical McCain supporter...HISTORY OF MENTAL ILLNESS.

2128 days ago
69.

Buster    

Well, if she was a Ron Paul supporter, then she is definitely nuts.

2128 days ago
70.

Adrienne    

78. Typical McCain supporter...HISTORY OF MENTAL ILLNESS.

Posted at 3:35PM on Oct 24th 2008 by ECJ
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So true

2128 days ago
71.

toothdoc93    

so she put a "black eye" on the mccain/palin ticket?!?! LOL

2128 days ago
72.

Mike    

67. Mike why are you proud? just curious

Posted at 3:08PM on Oct 24th 2008 by bite me

the 1st president was elected in 1789 it only took us 220 years to have a African American candidate elected.

220 years and 43 presidents later.....im proud that i can hopefully look at the leader of our country and not see a War Hungry Animal (McBush)....but a candidate of the people (Democracy)..And the day he's sworn in.. is the day im reborn as an American. the time for change wasn't then...the time for change isn't tomorrow...THE TIME FOR CHANGE IS NOW...2008 Year Of Barack Obama.

2128 days ago
73.

100% Me    

i have a question for Black Americans...

This is not ment to sound racist i have just always wondered why black people born her in America call them self "African Americans". You all weren't born in Africa and there are white people born in Africa too so its not like only black people are from there. I just don't understand

2128 days ago
74.

yer mom's soo effin hot!!    

This young lady may have simply displayed her colorful fantasies of the utterly impossible, BUT she may just want to know, that she can live this out and, then some here in REALITY!! Just move on over to the Bay Area, San Francisco, Berkeley, and ESPECIALLY!! Oakland (personal favorite), and proclaim loudly that you are a white Christian Republican! It'd be a whole lotta fun to see how much of your own life you'll be allowed to keep! Yippee!!

2128 days ago
75.

Bizzle    

Hey Pittsburgh is Sh*ttsburgh, this chick is from Texas. So why don't you shut your mouth and stop talking about something you know nothing about.

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