In a commercial released today, McCain looked directly at the camera and promised not to engage in negative attacks. Yet he released a vehemently negative press release as the fireworks were still bursting in the sky over Invesco field.
The Obama campaign has to be more selective in choosing its spokespeople, using more strong, smart advocates like Sen. Biden and Sen. Webb, and keeping Pelosi and Kerry as far away from the media as possible.
We should always hold politicians to high standards. But in the end we should always accept that those we hold close are the ones who -- whatever their flaws -- land highest in their deeds, and enrich our lives the most.