This is a conservative media campaign portraying liberals as thugs, who in desperation, have turned to violence.
Eight days before the election, a campaign volunteer has recanted a report that he was the victim of a politically motivated assault. Kyle Wood, a volunteer with Chad Lee's congressional campaign, could possibly face criminal charges. On Monday, police said the report, at least partly, was fabricated.Channel3000's Marc Lovicott pieced this mess together:
Wood, 29, said his face was smashed into a mirror and he was choked with something around his neck. Wood said he is an openly gay Republican, volunteering with a Republican campaign, and that his attacker made comments to the effect that he was a political traitor. Lee's opponent in the congressional race is Democrat Mark Pocan, who is openly gay