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Good. The press has long been considered--by John McCain himself--his "base." A whole lot of gaffes that would have sunk Barack Obama have been brushed off as "McCain being McCain." But now, it would seem, some of the press is wondering, "Where did John McCain go?"
McCain negative ad strategy not playing well with key national and state media
Spring Hope (NC) Enterprise: “McCain ads petty and false” – August 6
“It is sad but telling that the presidential campaign of Republican Sen. John McCain has already slipped into the gutter before the nominating convention has even been held. It would be even sadder, considering the nation’s desperate desire and need for a change in political leadership and policy, if American voters fall for the inane, irrelevant, mean-spirited, and flatly false commercials now attacking Democratic candidate Sen. Barack Obama. . .”
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