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Chicago Republican Objects To McCain's Attack Ads

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John McCain supporter and former Republican Illinois gubernatorial candidate Ron Gidwitz disagrees with John McCain's attempts to tie Barack Obama to "a corrupt Chicago political machine," Bloomberg reports:

"I'm not crazy about negative advertising,'' said Gidwitz, a partner at investment firm GCG Partners and former chief executive officer of Helene Curtis Industries Inc., the Chicago beauty products company. The ads ``weren't helpful for the city,'' he said.

Another McCain backer, Republican Congressional candidate Jim Oberweis, "wouldn't agree when asked if McCain's ads were a fair portrayal of his rival," according to Bloomberg.

Watch McCain's "Chicago Machine" ad: