The Hagee Files

This YouTube is surely as damaging as anything Jeremiah Wright has said. Yes: Wright was Obama's pastor for twenty years, and McCain has no real personal history with Hagee. But McCain sought out Hagee's endorsement, has appeared with him in campaign settings and has said he is "pleased" and "very honored" to have his endorsement. Blaming Katrina on New Orleans' "sinfulness" is more specific than Wright's "chickens". McCain needs, I think, to denounce and reject his support: