Googlebombing Obama

The far right does its stuff. Among the links they want to send soaring up Google's charts:

* Guess whose mentor is a Communist? Obama, that's who!

* Why isn't Obama patriotic enough to hold his hand over his heart for the Star Spangled banner?

* What has Obama got against flag pins?

At some point it will dawn on them that their kind of politics is no longer very viable. I can't wait for the moment that the right finally understands it needs positive arguments to defeat Obama, not smears. Ross is right:

Going down the race-card path wouldn't be some brilliant machiavellian move on the part of the McCain camp, as Halperin suggests, but the purest sort of folly.