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Obama Will Not Be Swift Boated!

Barack Obama came out swinging as the campaign for the presidency began by creating a new unit in his staff that will focus on confronting the smears that now fill the media about his background or those concerning his wife’s statements in February that “for the first time in my adult life I am proud of my country.” The media is rife with false statements that Obama is a Muslim who is fostering the ideas of terrorist leaders. Obama is now engaged in a three week swing through states that might be decisive in the November election. He will emphasize issues such as loss of jobs, high fuel costs and housing issues.

The latest Gallup poll shows Obama beating McCain by 46% to 44% while a CBS poll places his margin as being 48% to 42%. Barack Obama intends to avoid the John Kerry mistake of allowing his opponent to swift boat his record and personal beliefs.

Campigan Has Begun–Smearing Hillary Clinton

The 2008 presidential campaign has gotten off to the course most political experts expected would be taken– a smear campaign on YouTube directed against Hillary Clinton. Peter Paul, former supporter of Clinton, launched a vicious YouTube piece (produced with assistance of two men who created anti-Kerry smears in 2004) which depicts the senator as a power mad individual. According to Paul, “Her abuse of power as reflected in my case should make everybody pause about entrusting hr with the reins of power.” Mr. Paul is a convicted felon who is now awaiting sentencing on stock fraud about a company that Clinton refused to have anything to do with.

The Paul video will be followed by many more such pieces in an effort to destroy the reputation of Hillary Clinton. Republicans will stoop to every and any form of smear campaigns in order to win because they lack a coherent program about Iraq, the economy, health care or how to aid our veterans.