Such high-minded folks, those Republicans. From The Left Coaster.
The RNC is already polling to see how far they can go with a racist argument against Obama before they lose independent and swing voters. Of course, none of this will be packaged as overtly racist except by right wing talk radio in parts of the country that are already receptive to such arguments. Yet in more mainstream venues there are stories out there already about how the GOP can smear Obama on his name, his wife, his alleged lack of patriotism, and his alleged sympathies to Islamic extremism as simple ways for the GOP and John McCain to indirectly run a racist campaign in a post 9/11 world. . . . [Emphasis added.]