McCain urged to attack Obama on cultural issues listen10/09/08 Mitch E. Perry
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Although some Democratic Party strategists now say Barack Obama may win easily in the Electoral College on Election Day, there is plenty of evidence to indicate that it is far too soon for such lofty predictions.
John McCain;s campaign has been pushing Obama's connection to Bill Ayres for the past week, and today it unveiled a web ad linking the two. Ayres is referred to as a terrorist throughout the ad, which talks about his "friendship" with Obama.
Elements of the conservative right are demanding that John McCain rip Obama up and down over culture.
In an essay published in the American Spectator, called, â€œItâ€™s the Culture, Stupidâ€, writer Quin Hillyer says John McCain should forget trying to argue about the economy with Barack Obama, and go straight to cultural issues.
â€œThe way to undermine Obama's apparent (if unearned) credibility on the economy is to undermine his credibility, period. Make Obama's worldview in general anathema, and you make his economic worldview anathema. And the way to do that is to place Obama outside the common culture, while rooting McCain firmly within it," Hillyer says.
MNF spoke with Hillyer about his piece.