McCain, bless his heart, had his political marshmallows pulled out of the proverbial fire this week by none other than Sen. Obama. He really is the savior! Will they keep delivering each other from harm to the detriment of their own parties and strategies? This election gets curiouser and curiouser. That's what my column's on today:
In a general election, the GOP’s goal will be to illustrate to voters that Obama really is hard left, using his associations with the likes of Wright and Bill Ayers and his policies to paint. The goal of the Democrats has to be to make voters see a clone of Bush in McCain by playing up their association and shared positions.
For a week now, McCain and Obama have been committing gaffes that, by turns, undercut their principal arguments against their opponents and give sanction to their opponents’ arguments against them. Up next: McCain’s ‘You Know, Come to Think of it, I am Kinda Old,’ Tour