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McCain Spreads The Love

mccainlove_7-22.JPGAs the mainstream media globetrots with Sen. Barack Obama (except for that one guy), the Sen. John McCain campaign put out a new ad starring…the mainstream media!

Well actually two ads. On McCain’s web site, he’s asking people to vote which version is their favorite. The ads are essentially the same — compilations of clips showing various degrees of media love for Obama, set to different love songs.

Some media members prominently featured are NBC’s Lee Cowan (for this) and MSNBC’s Chris Matthews (for this).

The Washington Post’s Howard Kurtz writes, “Privately, though, McCain aides say they will be satisfied if the videos go viral, firing up supporters and donors, and that it isn’t clear any of this will find its way into a campaign ad.”

Related: The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart and its correspondents (past and current) tackle the Obama lovefest.

Click continued to see the most popular version of the McCain ad (so far)…


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