This wasn't at all what Ed Schultz was expecting.
On his radio show Aug. 30, Schultz asked listeners who live near the
closed GM plant in Janesville, Wisc., to act as "fact checkers" and
challenge claims made by Paul Ryan in his GOP convention speech about
then-candidate Obama's visit to the plant in early 2008. (audio clips after page break)
While folks at MSNBC are calling Republican vice presidential nominee a "compulsive liar"
for, among other things, his factually accurate statement about
then-Sen. Obama's February 13, 2008 visit to a now-shuttered Janesville,
Wis., General Motors plant, it's worth noting that, well, the video
Ed Morrissey of HotAir.com has Obama's pledge on video here
[You can also watch the video below the page break.] What's more, a
search of the Nexis database reveals that David Wright of ABC News
showed Obama's pledge in a story on the February 13, 2008 World News (emphasis mine):