Public figures’ records are fair game in political campaigns. It’s not “mudslinging” unless it’s untrue or employs “derogatory personal slurs” (Living Webster Dictionary).
Palin slammed the press's handling of the Soptic cancer ad.
From the youtube post: His campaign tried to use the tragedy of a woman's death for political gain. Then, his top campaign aides were caught lying about it. Doesn't America deserve better than a president who will do anything to stay in power?
Chutzpah overload in full effect: President Obama's sleazy super-PAC, run by his former White House spokesman Bill Burton, just released an ad accusing GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney of causing the cancer death of a steelworker's wife.