By Patrick Appel
Marc's analysis:

McCain's campaign is trying to play the aggrieved victim card, trying to generate the type of outrage that legitimately follows when the "race card" is played illegitimately. Also, by putting on their poker face a day after the Britney/Paris ad, McCain's campaign might be trying to associate criticism of McCain's tactics with the allegedly laid down race card.  McCain's aides have been waiting to use this "race card" card for a while, saving it up like one of those Uno Draw Fours.

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