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.
While McCain says he's all for alternative energy, it's kind of like No Child Left Behind -- he doesn't want to help pay for it, especially if it's going to come out of the pockets of the oil companies.
It's important for the Obama campaign to take McCain's seemingly ridiculous attacks seriously, even though Americans need to take charge of their citizenship responsibilities and become more informed on the issues.
The drilling "movement" is a classically right-wing operation -- top-heavy, fueled by corporate money, reliant on aggressive PR, and meant to intimidate D.C. decisionmakers. It is astroturf, not grassroots.