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RNC hot, bothered over DNC's McCain spot

The Republican National Committee wants CNN and MSNBC to pull this anti-John McCain ad produced by the Democratic National Committee. At one point, George W. Bush is shown with his arm around the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, but they never kiss, so there’s no problem there. The ad suggests McCain would keep troops in Iraq for 100 years. The RNC calls that a “gross distortion.” I agree. The average G.I.’s lifespan, especially considering enemy fire, isn’t nearly that long. DNC chief Howard Dean shrugs off the controversy as a Republican effort to “blow smoke.” I reiterate: Bush and McCain never kiss, nor are they seen smoking. So what’s the RNC upset about? Maybe those Miley Cyrus pics.

—Posted by David Gianatasio

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