Wall Street Journal:
Howie P.S.: Today's WaPo story, "McCain Camp Hits Obama On More Than One Front" begins with
Sen. Barack Obama, slipping in national polls, is showing signs of being distracted by the enthusiasm generated by the McCain-Palin ticket and is planning a sharper message focused on economic anxiety.
Said McCain spokesman Tucker Bounds: "We are going to absolutely spare no resources in defending the reputation and record of our vice-presidential candidate.
Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign launched a broadside against Sen. Barack Obama yesterday, accusing him of a sexist smear, comparing his campaign to a pack of wolves on the prowl against the GOP vice presidential pick, charging that the Democratic nominee favored sex education for kindergartners, and resurrecting the comments of the Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr.Howie P.P.S.: Al Giordano has a shout-out to all the "chicken littles" like Matt Stoller and Jerome Armstrong who predicted Obama's imminent demise during the primary.
The assault came a day before the seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, when McCain and Obama are scheduled to appear together at Ground Zero during a mutually declared truce. That cease-fire is not likely to last long. With the airwaves already filling up with some of the most negative imagery of the campaign, Obama aides hinted that they would save their toughest counterpunch until after Sept. 11.