“It is absolutely vital that you take it to Obama, that you hit him where it hits, there’s a soft spot,” said James T. Harris, a local radio talk show host, who urged the Republican nominee to use Barack Obama’s controversial former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr., and others against him.
“We have the good Reverend Wright. We have [the Rev. Michael L.] Pfleger. We have all of these shady characters that have surrounded him,” Harris bellowed. “We have corruption here in Wisconsin and voting across the nation. I am begging you, sir. I am begging you. Take it to him.”
The crowd of thousands roared its approval.
“Yes, I’ll do that,” (McCain) said of the request….
— from: Anger Is Crowd’s Overarching Emotion at McCain Rally (WAPO)
You tell me: What’s wrong with this picture of McCain and the radio host?
(image: Jim Watson — AFP/Getty Images. Waukesha, Wisconsin. October 9, 2008)