Obama’s campaign is starting to seem entirely defensive to me. This is a bad sign. He has lost the initiative. The effectiveness of the right’s smear campaigns can’t be underestimated.
Obama to Deliver Patriotism Speech
Dogged by Internet rumors about the Pledge of Allegiance and the flag on his lapel, Sen. Barack Obama today is flying to Harry Truman’s home in Missouri to deliver an address on the meaning of patriotism.
He takes the White House position on FISA because he doesn’t want to reinforce the rumors that he is weak on national security. He quits his church. Etc..