Friday, September 19, 2008

Obama and Fannie Mae

McCain came up with this ad about Barack Obama's connections to Fannie Mae CEO Franklin Raines

Hat tip to Ed Morrissey

And the loony left accused him of playing the Race Card because there were sinister images of two black men, followed by one of a vulnerable-looking elderly white woman. Well they were not just any two black men, they were Obama and Raines, and what Fannie Mae did hurt a lot of people, including vulnerable-looking elderly white women. But if you want an ad with a white man (Jim Johnson) also in charge of Fannie Mae, who not only served as an economic adviser to Obama but also originally ran his running-mate search committee:

Hat tip to Ed Morrissey

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