Obama's Idea of an 'Ethical' Campaign'

This should come as no surprise. The candidate who is running as the candidate of change and who decalred he wants a more ethical campaign and Administration isn't above using some below the belt tactics. His media spinmeister-David Axelrod was tagged by the  New Yokr Times as being the likely source behind leaks to the Chicago media regarding scandalous information about Obama's lead political opponent during his 2004 Senate run at a particulary opportune time during the Democratic primary for Senate. Axelrod is known for operating in this gray area, part idealist, part hired muscle. It is difficult to discuss Axelrod in certain circles in Chicago without the matter of the Blair Hull divorce papers coming up. As the 2004 Senate primary neared, it was clear that it was a contest between two people: the millionaire liberal, Hull, who was leading in the polls, and Obama, who had built an impressive grass-roots campaign. About a month before the vote, The Chicago...(Read Full Post)