Monday, August 25, 2008

Texas GOP - Cheap and Ugly

Steve Benen cuts through to the heart of why the Texas GOP is making the ridiculous argument that Obama's half-brother in Kenya, with whom he has zero contact, is poor, so hence Obama can't say he cares about the poor:
But let's cut the nonsense -- the Texas Republican Party isn't concerned about George Obama. There's a transparent subtext, which, once again, hopes to characterize Barack Obama as foreign, different, and somehow less than American. Even by Republican standards, this is unusually cheap and ugly.

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