There have been questions as to whether Barack Obama can withstand the upcoming negative campaigning if he is the Democratic nominee, but he's already holding up against three different campaigns, says Alec MacGillis at washingtonpost.com's The Trail. Republicans have attacked him patriotism, Hillary Clinton has called into question his campaign ethics, and now Ralph Nader has put in his two-cents worth.Barack Obama
Everyone's in on the joke that the media is perhaps a little too Obama-friendly, but now even Obama is insinuating that they're on his side.
When the Illinois senator reiterated in Ohio that he is not a Muslim, he said "We had to send CNN to look at the school that I attended in Indonesia where kids were wearing short pants and listening to iPods to indicate that this was not a madrassa but was a secular school in Indonesia," Sasha Issenberg at the Boston Globe's Political Intelligence reports.
Monday, February 25, 2008
"TRAIL MIX: Can Obama Withstand Negative Campaigning?"