By Patrick Appel
Ramesh Ponnuru agrees with Weaver that McCain's recent ads are juvenile. Allahpundit expands:

The problem is that it follows a line of spots that were either stupid, dishonest, or borderline incoherent; that’s why some GOP analysts are worried about Maverick’s negative turn lately. It’s not that attacks are bad per se, it’s that McCain has a solid brand of his own that he’s neglecting or even devaluing by hitting Obama in such petty ways.

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