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-- -- back in session on the docket today one of the dirty as political ads.
And the candidate who's now suing over it.
The added tax Jon Huntsman -- since dropped out of the presidential race.
It shows his two adopted daughters suggesting that he when he was running was a Manchurian candidate when of his -- a doctor from China.
Yet -- from a group identifying itself as an H liberty for -- it was unveiled before the New Hampshire primary.
That it was from backers of congressman Ron Paul and each liberty for -- Congressman Paul took a lot of heat for and now he is suing the anonymous maker of the -- for defamation.
Here's a clip -- the -- -- You get the picture.
Joining me now defense attorney mark I -- harsh and former prosecutor her prosecutor in an innocent -- -- -- Thank you both so much for being here all right so Ron Paul is ticked off about this saying I had nothing to do with it.
I don't like the moniker that one up on that ad and he wants to know who's behind the ad.
Mark can he make that happen can you find out.
And can he recover.
The answer is yes but -- this was defamatory.
It's not just dirty politics is don't think politics -- around -- Well of course it is and it was cleverly commonly and baffling -- designed by those who wanted Ron Paul to look bad.
Like those allegedly.
From the Huntsman campaign that's what Ron Paul's independence search found out.
Clearly defamatory it didn't seem like he endorsed an ad that Nader Ron Paul look.
I would say racists.
Yeah it looked like he has poured judgments whoever I -- the.
Only whoever when he AM -- we -- try to sort of savvy as a because you know you're suggesting that that brought that Jon Huntsman was behind the -- himself.
-- attack on John Huntsman came from Jon Huntsman.
I'm saying that Ron Paul.
Did an inquiry and found that it was either someone from his camp or someone close to his camp that's what he's reporting I -- no firsthand knowledge of -- -- -- I and that that's just something that that that they may believe and -- because that they've -- there was this theory out there that this is so bad.
Again John Feinstein has been that it would evoke sympathy.
From some folks that's untrue but as of now what what Ron Paul seems to really be after though is to find out exactly who would be tiny ad and then what what.
I mean how can he do it it's somebody anonymous who posted this on the Internet under that.
Any -- liberty for Paul locker.
And that's what they're trying to -- the -- here you know I disagree with mark that they are the ones who have been -- if we're talking defamation Jon Huntsman and his former campaign there the easy yes.
Here clearly you can understand why Ron Paul's campaign is upset there's been lots of speculation.
Swirling and -- potentially detract his supporters however it really really talking about a stretch here it's pretty.
Week when you have.
The up letters citing themselves as an H liberty for Paul today and say that clearly that is going to be.
And ultimately found to be it Ron Paul are affiliated with them -- our common sense really -- you understand.
-- I can't -- primary when there's only one presidential candidate running with the last name Paul.
Not an index is saying -- he he Ron Paul seems as a decent argument that people would naturally lead to the conclusion mark.
That this is a Ron Paul supporter not -- -- -- -- out.
I think everyone's missing the point here the -- is so unbelievably outrageous that nobody did think that Huntsman looks bad the person is making he had looks bad so whoever made it.
It and gave Ron Paul the -- -- credit for it they're doing wrong poll -- -- here.
But they didn't give Ron Paul the credit they say it -- and vote for Ron Paul Light and clearly if you want to believe that it's what's and you can't believe it was a supporter.
But that's a -- what -- DNA in there or.
The difference but again we'll have to prevail in a court -- lot more really gone beyond.
What is traditionally been interpreted by the courts and here they're really going to had believed to be hard pressed to say that they -- from there.
However when I did -- do that Ron Paul already prevails in what they hope to achieve to distance himself.
To make it very clear they had no association no affiliation in no way.
Endorsed this outrageous.
Add I don't you they -- -- the -- around San Francisco which is the home of Google in the Bay Area.
And so we'll see whether they are successful in getting that this is half the battle in these cases and getting.
The name of the person to put this thing together so anonymous on the Internet that's an -- pieces got to run thank you both so much thank you in three minutes.
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