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Tuesday, November 4, 2008
Right Wing Group Attacks Obama as Weak on Military Spending

The 527 group Let Freedom Ring uses conservative columnist Frank Gaffney to launch a traditional attacks against the Democratic candidate. The claim that the Democrat would cut military spending and therefore convey weakness has been a staple of Republican advertising since the campaign against McGovern in 1972.

Let Freedom Ring ad "Frank Gaffney on Obama:"

1972 Nixon ad "McGovern Defense:"