In Politics it was only a matter of time before the gloves came off. It is clear that Senator McCain’s advisers will now try to shift focus from the tanking economy which is killing there campaign. They will now go to the “wille horton”, and swift boat” playbook. Keep the text in the below ad with minor tweaking and insert Barney Frank and terrorist Richard Ayers http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Ayers
Update October 5th Video Ayer’s Obama Connection ( I knew it was coming)
Ayer’s is the spoiled wrotten son of a big shot at Consolidated Edison, I gather Bin Laden another spoiled wrotten brat mimiced Ayer’s terroristic bombing tactics. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/04/17/ayers-and-obama-what-is-t_n_97204.html
Will it work, I don’t know. Barney Frank http://www.boston.com/news/globe/magazine/articles/2005/10/02/to_be_frank/is now under attack especially that media sources are reporting that his ex lover Herb Moses http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=950DE0DE1E3FF936A2575AC0A96F948260&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=allleft was a key employee at Fannie Mae and now is employed in a career involving Pottery. Researching Herb it appears he may be an insturctor of pottery at Palm Beach High School http://www.potters.org/subject28665.htm/Herb Moses is being portrayed as one of the master minds of affordable loan structuring. See http://delawarecurmudgeon.blogspot.com/2008/09/who-is-herb-moses.htm and l http://www.businessandmedia.org/printer/2008/20080924145932.aspx
If Mr. Moses had dubious credentials ( educationally and peer recognition) in complex mortgage financing, such revelations suggest he got the job because of his connections to Mr. Frank.
Barney Frank barely escaped the hangmens noose when his relationship with a call boy on parole for narcotics and operating a whore house out of his premises was exposed.http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=950DE4DA1E3CF935A1575BC0A96F948260&sec=&spon=&partner=permalink&exprod=permalink I think that Republicans will tie Frank and Obama to Fannie Mae dubious financing methods and there efforts to keep the entities afloat despite warnings in 2003 they were imploding. http://www.wsj.com/article/SB109684359646434797.html?mod=article-outset-box
It is clear that many members of the House received funds from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Obama received nearly $106,000.00 and Frank got $ 40,000.00. see http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2008/09/update-fannie-mae-and-freddie.html Obama has strong connections to the affordable housing industry. Many believe that the pressure from elected officials to making housing affordable to everyone was the catalyst behind our current credit meltdown. The New York Times reported that in 2003 the Bush administration tried to control Fannie and Freddie. see http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E06E3D6123BF932A2575AC0A9659C8B63&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=print And the times in the aforementioned article reported that Frank went on record and stated the agency’s were in good shape. This Congressional endorsement by Frank may be juxtaposed to Senator Schumer negative comments on the now defucnt Indy Mac. http://articles.latimes.com/2008/jun/27/business/fi-indy27 Many believe that this statement caused a ” bank run” Even President Clinton is blaming Congress for Fannie and Freddy’s demise ”
Three years later, President Clinton’s Department of Housing and Urban Development tried to impose a new regulation on Fannie, but was thwarted by Frank. Clinton now blames such Democrats for planting the seeds of today’s economic crisis.
“I think the responsibility that the Democrats have may rest more in resisting any efforts by Republicans in the Congress or by me when I was president, to put some standards and tighten up a little on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac,” Clinton said recently.
Conclusion watch the Republicans resort to proven techniques. Distance your self from substantive issues ( the economy) and divert attention to character issues ( which are fair game) Nepotism and favoritism for Fannie Obama but linking him with Frank ( appealing to the anti gay constituency) . The Ayer’s attack well we all knew that was coming Obama, friend of terrorist, just tweak the Horton ad supra.