Good judgment a presidential attribute

Much of the McCain attack machine seems to focus on Obama’s strong points. That may seem an odd thing to say since doubts about his lack of experience and his patriotism are standard Republican talking points. Picking up where Hillary left off, Obama is depicted as a bit of an oddity and a speechifying neophyte. Curiously, however, he seems to be despised mostly because he’s smart, and because he’s just so darn likeable.

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