What a difference a few weeks and a few polling points can make. Last April John McCain pledged to run a “respectful campaign”—a goal he restated on more than one occasion until around midsummer. He also claimed he respected Barack Obama and would call him “Senator” during debates.
Meanwhile, Cindy McCain has also changed her tune since May 8, when she told “Today” anchor Ann Curry that, “You won’t see [negative stuff] come out of our side at all.” Hmm!
This clip was put together in August, but it merits a fresh look: