A Novel Attack on VA Democratic Senate Candidate Jim Webb

By Dan Beckmann

Oct 27, 2006 3:40pm

ABC News’ Jack Tapper Reports: The campaign of Sen. George Allen, R-VA, unloaded a document dump last night — providing a press release to Mr. Drudge and, apparently, some at Fox News Channel — that takes gleanings from the novels of Democratic Senate challenger Jim Webb and attempts to use them to paint a picture of a deviant.

"Webb’s novels disturbingly and consistently – indeed, almost uniformly – portray women as servile, subordinate, inept, incompetent, promiscuous, perverted, or some combination of these," the Allen press release reads. "In novel after novel, Webb assigns his female characters base, negative characteristics. In thousands of pages of fiction penned by Webb, there are few if any strong, admirable women or positive female role models."

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