The Great Terror: Obama Purges Reporters Who Backed McCain

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Obama: You don’t endorse me? You’re off the plane — CSMonitor

A lot of talk this morning about Barack Obama’s plane and a decision to boot reporters from the New York Post, Dallas Morning News and the Washington Times from traveling on O-Force One.

The campaign says it’s due to lack of space. But many others see something else. Something more - in the spirit of this Halloween weekend - dastardly. These news outlets all endorsed John McCain.

Obama Campaign Kicks Off the Plane Reporters from Newspapers Whose Coverage it Doesn’t Like — ABC News

The Obama campaign has told three reporters they have to drop off the campaign plane this weekend. All three work for papers that endorsed Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.: the New York Post, the Washington Times, and the Dallas Morning News.


Despite pleas from top editors of the three newspapers that have covered the campaign for months at extraordinary cost, the Obama campaign says their reporters — and possibly others — will have to vacate their coveted seats so more power players can document the final days of Sen. Barack Obama’s historic campaign to beco

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