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Mccain Smear Campaign

Republicans Embrace the Cootie Effect

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

Though it is easy to dismiss the Republican reliance on the cootie effect and guilt-by-association as a sign of desperation, it would be a mistake to underestimate its potential impact.

Obammunism

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Disgrasian

Like the Chinese, Obama is a Communist. So you know what that means, right? Obama not only shared his toys, but he, like the Chinese, first tainted them with lead paint.

The Word on the Street

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James P. Hoffa

Rank-and-file teamsters get it. They aren't willing to be swayed by false, irrelevant arguments. They want change. They want ideas. And the fact is -- McCain doesn't have any.

Channel This Election Fervor Into Helping the Country

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brian Ross

When the dust settles Tuesday, the lunatic fringe on both sides of the aisle will crawl back into their burrows, and the rest of us will be left to repair the damage done by the Bush Administration.

A Response to the Anti-Obama Message of Fear

Gordon Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gordon Adams

What we need is someone to run this country with a cool head, an interest in betterment and who wants a safe and growing country in a healthy globe.

The Biggest Politician

Sara Geiger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sara Geiger

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McCain Campaign Manager In '04: "Nothing Is More Discomforting Than a Smear Campaign"

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Scher

Rick Davis went on to urge the 2004 presidential nominees "to publicly order their supporters not to go there," as that was "[t]he only way to stop the expected mud-slinging."

Time to Ask McCain: "Have You No Sense of Decency Left?"

Robert Shrum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Shrum

The McCain campaign crossed the line today, from negative character attacks to the kind of character assassination that plays to the basest impulses and incites the most dangerous reaction.

McCain's Own 60's Radical Pal

Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marc Cooper

McCain openly boasted about his deep collaboration with one of the most prominent of Vietnam-era student radicals, David Ifshin, who denounced America on Radio Hanoi as McCain sat locked up as a POW.

Smear Campaign Against McCain Surfaces In South Carolina

Campaign Diaries | Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Republicans in South Carolina: Negative campaigning is the norm in South Carolina, where the GOP primary regularly devolves into nasty bickering. 8 ye...