Republican Flyer Touts: Obama "Not Who You Think He Is."
The Nypost.com reports that flyers are being distributed in Missouri and Virginia, with the approval of the McCain-Palin campaign, attempting to again link Senator Obama with acts of terrorism.
The article reports that when asked if he was proud of the flyer, Senator John McCain stated, "Absolutely.".
The article begins:
Republicans have unleashed a blistering mailing against Barack Obama that invokes the 9/11 attacks with a disturbing image of a jumbo jet and a warning that the Democrat nominee isn't "who you think he is."
The attack flier reportedly has been landing in homes in Missouri and Virginia - two states that the Democrats have been working hard to convert to blue in November - in the last few days, according to Politico.com and Time magazine's "The Page" Web site.
It further states:
The front cover shows a plane with its nose aimed squarely at a few travelers in an airport waiting area, and warns, "Terrorists don't care who they hurt."
The image of a plane in conjunction with terrorism was a clear reference to the airplanes-as-weapons attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Inside the mailing, by the Republican National Committee, is a picture of an angry-looking Obama pointing his finger as he talks, and a headline that reads, "Barack Obama thinks terrorists just need a good talking to."
Also from the article, including the flyer's final proclamation:
And it concludes, "Barack Obama. Not who you think he is."
Asked by reporters if he was proud of the mailer, McCain promptly replied, "Absolutely."
Obama's campaign ripped the RNC and McCain for the flier.
"The fact that John McCain is actually proud of this deplorable mailer is another indicator of how dishonorable his campaign has become," said spokesman Tommy Vietor.
"The narrow, polarizing campaign he's running is part of the reason why Gen. Colin Powell endorsed Barack Obama as the leader with the judgment to keep America safe and respected in the world."
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