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Criticize Obama? It’s a “Smear”

By on 6.12.08 | 2:00PM

Very clever tactic by the Obama campaign -- launching a Web site called "Fight the Smears," pushing the idea that any negative information about Obama is a vicious right-wing lie.

Notice how Team Obama presents the rumor that Michelle Obama had been captured in a recording using the slur "whitey" in a Rev. Wright-style rant:

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