Vote 2008

A call for more selective sliming

If Republicans are going to devote the final month of the presidential campaign to sliming Barack Obama– as they apparently (and desperately) have decided to do– I hope they at least will find a way to do it without employing Jew haters and 9/11 “truthers” who appear on hate radio programs.

Update: Here’s all you need to know about McCain’s campaign in the final stretch:

McCain’s course correction reflects a growing case of nerves within his high command as the electoral map has shifted significantly in Obama’s favor in the past two weeks.

“It’s a dangerous road, but we have no choice,” a top McCain strategist told the Daily News. “If we keep talking about the economic crisis, we’re going to lose.”

(Via Josh Marshall)

Further update: And here’s one reason why it won’t work.