Murkowski Campaign Has Trouble Spelling Her Name

Maybe Karl Rove was right about Alaskans, after all
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 21, 2010 11:05 AM CDT
Murkowski Campaign Has Trouble Spelling Her Name
The correct spelling of Murkowski.   (AP Photo/Michael Dinneen)

(Newser) – So Karl Rove may or may not have been kidding when he doomed Lisa Murkowski's write-in campaign because of Alaskans' inability to spell her name, but he might be onto something if her own campaign is any indication. Ben Smith of Politico points to a screenshot of Murkowski's latest ad that points people to The ad has since been pulled, notes RealClearPolitics. Alas, the incorrectly spelled one is now an actual website, too, though not a very pro-Murkowski one.
(Read more Lisa Murkowski stories.)

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