Conservative provocateur Sean Hannity announced on his radio program Friday that U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal of Georgia — now a Republican candidate for governor — would vote for the cap-and-trade bill this evening.
Uh, no, he won’t, said campaign spokesman Harris Blackwood — Deal’s been talking down the measure in every speech.
Hannity retracted his statement — and apologized to Deal — after an on-air intervention from Newt Gingrich, Blackwood said.
But Baby Jesus’ initial statement continues to live on the Internet, and Deal’s office has been inundated with Twitter-driven calls.
The proof will be available soon enough. But consider this rumor killed.
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