facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Woman says mom who smeared Obama menaced

Oct. 14, 2008 at 7:22 PM   |   Comments

LAKEVILLE, Minn., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- The daughter of a John McCain supporter who called the Democratic U.S. presidential candidate an Arab says she fears for her mother's safety.

In a news release promoting an n "Inside Edition" interview that aired Tuesday, the TV program said the daughter of 75-year-old Gayle Quinnell claims the family is terrified for her after she called Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois an "Arab" during a McCain campaign event in the Minneapolis suburb of Lakeville Friday.

Quinnell's daughter, whom the syndicated television show did not identify, said her mother has received death threats. The family has told Quinnell not to say anything to anyone or grant interviews.

The promotion didn't say whether authorities were investigating the allegations.

Topics: Barack Obama
© 2008 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Great white shark circling surfers photographed by drone Great white shark circling surfers photographed by drone
2
Jessica Arrendale dies shielding daughter from boyfriend with gun Jessica Arrendale dies shielding daughter from boyfriend with gun
3
Poland buys medium-range missiles from U.S. Poland buys medium-range missiles from U.S.
4
Louisiana judge rules state's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional Louisiana judge rules state's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional
5
Virgin America plane diverted after man tries to open cabin door Virgin America plane diverted after man tries to open cabin door
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback