Last week, we spent some time cataloging the barrage of media criticism GOP Senate nominee Mark Kirk received after making excuses for needlessly mischaracterizing his own military record. The Sun-Times' Kate Grossman gave her two-cents on WTTW's Chicago Tonight last Friday, questioning why Kirk keeps suggesting his embellishments were accidental. "The part that [the Sun-Times editorial board] was disappointed with is that he just calls these mistakes," she said. "These are not mistakes. These are exaggerations." Watch it (full video of the panel discussion is available here):
Alexi Giannoulias' campaign has also been tracking the various pundit reactions on their YouTube channel.