McCain Parody Driven Offline by Meghan

'Highly offensive to a reasonable person,' says lawyer
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Sep 28, 2011 1:56 AM CDT
The covers of Meghan McCain's book "Dirty Sexy Politics."   (AP Photo/Hyperion, File)
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(Newser) – A parody of the Valley Girl-speak of Meghan McCain's "political" writing sounds, gee, so much like Meghan McCain that she's threatening to sue. "Firstly in the first place, some people had a question about my very obvious statement, 'I don’t necessarily agree that Rick Perry is George Bush on crack, but he could definitely be described as George Bush 2.0." No, that's not the real thing. It's blogger Leon H. Wolf channeling Meg in But the blog's been taken down (though repeated endlessly now throughout the blogosphere) after Red State received a letter from McCain's attorney.

“These fake front page posts place Meghan McCain before the public in a false light which is highly offensive to a reasonable person," says the missive. "The 'community' that voted to put these posts on the front page acted at least in reckless disregard as to their falsity and the false light in which Meghan McCain was being placed," adds the letter. "OK," 'fessed up Red State. "The posts were not written, submitted, or authorized by Meghan McCain or anyone associated with her. For those of you who were confused, we apologize profusely that you could read those posts and think any reasonable person could write them." Click for more.

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