Framing Obama as an aspiring deity works like a red cape in the face of the Christian right by flaunting the notion Obama somehow sees himself as a God, God himself, or, the son of God.
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It wasn't just that the piece kept replaying pieces of Team McCain's cheap and bizarre "The One" attack ad. It wasn't only the mainstream boost to the fringe fundamentalist paranoia surrounding the ad.
"A bleak mood and frustration was on display among McCain's advisers, who have taken to referring to Obama sarcastically as "The One." "'The One' went to Europe, and homage must be paid."
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