The latest John McCain ad accuses Barack Obama of making the same claim – “the fundamentals of the economy are strong” – that McCain himself was viciously criticized for just a week ago, writes the Huffington Post.

“But the quote plucked by the McCain campaign is taken entirely out of context, just a day after the Arizona Republican himself decried “gotcha journalism” when it came to his running mate.”

Read the full story at the Huffington Post – where you can also view the full McCain ad, which is scheduled to run on the web.

Peter Fray

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