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McCain's "Real Americans" Ad

Jerry and Joe Long | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry and Joe Long

"Real Americans" from "Real America" give their carefully reasoned and meticulously constructed arguments against an Obama presidency. Behold the GOP base in all its glory.

McCain's Top Pollster: Wright Attacks Wouldn't Have Worked

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's top pollster, Bill McInturff, said this evening that attacking Barack Obama over his relationship with Rev. Jeremiah Wright would not ha...

McCain's Unaired Attack Ads: Creator Speaks

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

What if the McCain campaign had run ads using footage of Barack Obama dancing with Ellen DeGeneres to show his coziness with celebrity? Or followed up...

This Election, Plates of Human History Will Shift

Michael Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Hughes

As November 4th approaches, voters are determining if they want to be an integral part of history, or on the wrong side of it. Forces are at work beyond description, like some divine hand pushing us forward.

McCain Will be Crushed

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Francis

The third debate cinched Obama's landslide. Here's what I wrote in the Financial Post: It's all over but the crying The only "victory" the Republican...

McCain Campaign Ad Spending Now Almost 100% Negative

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The McCain campaign has now shifted virtually 100 percent of his national ad spending into negative ads attacking Obama, a detailed breakdown of his a...

Carville: McCain Must Not Know About His Own Attack Ads

Firedoglake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So the McCain campaign runs attack ads against Barack Obama basically saying he wants to diddle your five year old, and what does "Democratic Consulta...

John McCain's Dick Move

Greg Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Greg Saunders

I don't know if the John McCain we've been seeing lately is the real McCain or "Candidate McCain," but either way, John McCain is turning out to be a real jerk.

Virginia Masses Turn Out For Obama; Concerned With Campaign Strategy

Emily Pease | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Emily Pease

It doesn't bother her that the campaign might turn ugly. "This is the Armageddon of politics," she said. "It's going to be war. I want to tell Barack, 'Don't fear it, accept it.'"

Alter: "Smear Gap" Between McCain And Obama

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This is hardly the nastiest campaign in recent memory. But it's not shaping up as the "civil" contest that both candidates promised either. Instead, w...

Rachel Weiner

Obama Adviser: 'Celeb' Ads Hurt Him In Polls | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's recent foray into pop culture commentary has drawn the mockery and scorn of everyone from Paris Hilton to his own mother. But did it wor...

ABC News: John McCain "Dead Serious" About Paris and Britney Ad

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Britney Spears? Paris Hilton? Moses? The McCain campaign's ads comparing Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., to those figures may have prompted a chuckle, but...

Sam Stein

The McCain Strategy: From Autobiography To Attack | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There is no doubt: in the past few weeks John McCain has made a conscious decision to run a negative, personalized campaign against Barack Obama. A ca...

Sam Stein

Barack Hits Back: Ad Says McCain Taking Low Road | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Responding to a harsh personal attack from John McCain, Barack Obama released a television ad late Wednesday evening accusing the the Arizona Republic...

McCain Releases Attack Ad In Advance Of Obama Trip

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain gets aggressive in his new ad, accusing Obama of changing his position on the Iraq for political reasons and ignoring Afghanistan in the S...

McCain Adopts Hands Off Approach To 527 Attack Ads

Boston Herald | Hillary Chabot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GOP presidential contender John McCain says he can't control every attack ad aimed at Democrat Barack Obama and fully expects he'll face a similar bar...