Monday, February 25, 2008

The Naming of the Shrew

Well, we're beginning to see the really nasty side of Hillary, and evidence for why so many people are saying that the Clintons will do anything to get what they want. And it's not just the fact that she put out a photo of Obama in the attire of an elder in an African village, which could be mistaken for the attire of a Middle Eastern Muslim. He donned these clothes during his visit to African countries a couple of years ago. The real nasty part is how she set Obama up with a sucker punch. Click here to see how the Drudge Report got some roiling stories going by how they used the photograph. And click here to see a later today update.

Clearly this was intended to be a one-two punch attack ad, from the start.

First she leads with the left jab, the photo, knowing that it would be seen by some as proof that Obama is really neither an American nor a Christian at heart. Then when Obama retaliates with a pretty good punch about how shameless she is in trying to smear him, she throws the right hook by calling him the shameless one for claiming that the photo was intended to be divisive and a smear.

Too clever by half. Speaking of hooks, give her the hook and get her off the stage. Sometimes an idea can be good, even if Robert Novak believes it to be.

Leanderthal, Lighthouse Keeper

1 comment:

The Old New Englander said...

Man, you're getting nasty!

I thought the real problem with that photo is that it makes Obama look like a class-A DORK!