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The GOP ad John McCain Doesn't Want You to See
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What is the big freaking’ deal? The RNC and John McCain are spanking the North Carolina GOP for running an ad against the state’s Democrat gubernatorial candidates titled “Extreme.” It points out Barack Obama’s longtime association with America-basher Jeremiah Wright, notes that both Dem candidates have endorsed Obama, and deems them too radical for voters. Here’s the ad:

McCain is demanding that the ad be withdrawn (via ABC News, hat tip- Allah):

“I have been committed to running a respectful campaign based upon an honest debate about the great issues confronting America today. I expect all state parties to do so as well. The television advertisement you are planning to air degrades our civics and distracts us from the very real differences we have with the Democrats,” said McCain in a letter to the North Carolina Republican Party Chair Linda Davis.

McCain demanded that Davis discontinue plans to run the ad: “It is imperative that you withdraw this offensive advertisement.”

The RNC sniffed that the ad was “Not appropriate and unhelpful.”

Hey, neither’s watching GOP standard-bearers making nice with Nancy Pelosi on a couch or making utter fools of their out-of-touch selves.

But I digress.

Some McCain supporters are spinning the disavowal of the ad as a masterful strategy to stay above the fray.

Nonsense. It’s an idiotic strategy to convince more rank-and-file Republicans to stop giving money to the Beltway GOP elite.

Here’s the NC GOP website. They’re asking for support. Help ’em out if you can.

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• Category: Ideology • Tags: Barack Obama, John McCain