"The guys from the Politico brought my mom flowers"

The "journalists" who spent the weekend at John McCain's ranch were barred from bringing cameras. But McCain's daughter Meghan did.

Published March 10, 2008 3:35PM (EDT)

(updated below)

The reporters who spent the weekend at "John McCain's ranch" in Sedona, Arizona for a "social event" were barred from bringing cameras, but McCain's daughter, Meghan, was allowed to. She has now put her edited footage up on YouTube. I honestly don't even know what to say about this:

UPDATE: Just to clarify a couple points in response to some comments. Meghan McCain is not a child or a "teenager"; she's a 23-year-old adult. She's actively engaged in her father's campaign, producing all sorts of material for public consumption designed to promote the campaign, including this video. Most importantly, there's no criticism being directed at her here. What's relevant and worthy of commentary is the behavior of the reporters depicted by the video, not anything that she did.

By Glenn Greenwald

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