John McCain’s campaign has begun a concentrated effort to undermine Barack Obama’s character, GOP strategists said. In addition to a television advertisement attacking Obama’s honesty, vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has been accusing Obama of “palling around with terrorists.” She was referring to former Vietnam-era radical William Ayers, who hosted a fundraiser for Obama a decade ago (and whose views and past actions Obama already has denounced).
Meanwhile, Obama is fighting back against what he calls “Swift boat-style attacks” with a Web video about McCain’s membership in the Keating Five and involvement in the savings-and-loan scandals of 20 years ago (which McCain already has called “the worst mistake of my life”).
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