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John McCain's campaign manager is accusing Barack Obama of unfairly using the issue of race, a significant accusation in a campaign featuring the first African-American major party nominee.

"Barack Obama has played the race card, and he played it from the bottom of the deck," said Rick Davis, in a statement issued from the McCain campaign.  "It's divisive, negative, shameful and wrong."

Damn! O-ba-ma!

You'd better stop it! How dare you mention that you noticed that they noticed that you are black, and are calling you different and out of touch?

Sure they used Brittney and Paris as comparisons in their "celebrity" ad, but that was just because they were so popular... comparing apples to apples, so to speak. Of course there are no "celebrity" black males or females of note that could have been, just young rich, morally challenged, promiscuous, blond white women. It would obviously have been totally inappropriate to compare you to say... Will Smith, or Danzel, or even Oprah cause, although they are pretty popular, they have been known to have minds - and use them.

Playing the race card AND dealing from the bottom of the deck! Damn! You've got to stop this reverse racism. You know it's racist to point out that McCain's team are using a racial subtext in their ads. You're just picking on them! And you know... they needed that job...

I'm sure it's just another case of mental recession and whining on your part, not at all an attempt at preempting the issue on theirs. You leave them nice folks over at the McCain campaign alone, ya hear.

Originally posted to plainbrown1 on Thu Jul 31, 2008 at 09:44 AM PDT.

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