Fight the smears, indeed.
“The smearing of the Palin family must end. The allegations contained on the cover of the National Enquirer insinuating that Gov. Palin had an extramarital affair are categorically false. It is a vicious lie,” said McCain senior adviser Steve Schmidt.
“The efforts of the media and tabloids to destroy this fine and accomplished public servant are a disgrace. The American people will reject it.”
For those keeping count:
Days for the mainstream media to acknowledge National Enquirer affair story about John Edwards: Nearly 10 months
Days for the mainstream media to acknowledge National Enquirer affair story about Sarah Palin: Less than 1 day