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Reading The Pictures: Artful New Attack Meme: Obama's "Indecision"

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2009-10-08-20091008RuschaWhiteHousethumb.jpgAre the Republicans and the media finally discovering a critique that hits Obama at the core of his personality?

Underwear Bomber Got Through Because Of Software Flaws: Obama

wired.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Crappy government software -- and failure to use that software right -- almost got 289 people killed in the botched Christmas day bombing....

Sam Stein

National Right To Life Attacks Obama In New Mailer

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The National Right to Life PAC is targeting voters through a mass mailing that accuses Barack Obama of voting to "deny care and protection to babies b...

Sam Stein

New RNC Mailer: Obama Let Newborns Die

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican National Committee is blasting out a new mailer charging that Barack Obama opposed a bill protecting newborns that survived botched abo...

Sam Stein

Obama Ad Goes After McCain For Being Old, Incompetent

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There has been talk in recent days that Barack Obama would get tougher in his campaigning following the September 11th détente between he and McCain....

Sam Stein

When "Losing One's Bearings" Is An Appropriate Campaign Attack

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Back in March, the McCain campaign was apoplectic after Barack Obama, responding to claims that he had been endorsed by Hamas, accused the Senator of ...

Sam Stein

DNC Hits McCain For $5 Million Remark, Day After Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic operatives were quick to jump on the one major McCain slip up from Saturday's Saddleback forum: the off-the-cuff remark that $5 million was...

Reading The Pictures: Swiftboating A Facial Expression

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-08-15-corsi_cover_shaw.jpgWhat makes a meme effective -- be it verbal, visual or the combination -- is repetition.

Sam Stein

Obama Ad: McCain's War Policy An Economic Disaster

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign released a new attack ad on Wednesday that -- as the Senator has tried to do during the debate over the surge -- ties economic trou...

Sam Stein

Gergen: McCain Using Code Words To Attack Obama As "Uppity"

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Sunday, longtime Washington hand David Gergen took umbrage with John McCain's recent attack ads, charging that the Senator was using coded messagin...

Attack Outside Obama's Jerusalem Hotel

McClatchy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hours before Sen. Barack Obama was scheduled to arrive in Jerusalem, a Palestinian construction worker went on a rampage outside the hotel where he is...

Sam Stein

Vets For Freedom Won't Reveal Donors

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The issue-advocacy group Vets for Freedom officially launched a $1.5 million ad campaign on Wednesday, touting of the Iraq surge policy and pushing a ...

Sam Stein

Obama Going Negative? Mailer Hits Clinton On Trade

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama's camp is sending out mailers in Pennsylvania directly taking on Sen. Hillary Clinton for her position on trade. The piece, which ...