A bullet pass aimed at the end zone in Pennsylvania and Ohio as the final few seconds tick away. Maverick threw his own long ball earlier today in Scranton:

“My friends, you know what Senator Obama said about a year ago, he said he had not been a, quote, coal booster,” he said, as the crowd booed. “My friends, I’ve been a coal booster and it’s going to create jobs, and we’re going to export coal to other countries and we are going to create hundreds of thousands of jobs. That’s going to help restore the economy of the great state of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.”

Exit question via the ‘Cuda: Why is the audio tape just now surfacing? Three cheers for the crack McCain oppo research team.