When Sen. Barack Obama recently launched his ‘anti-smear’ website
that’s intended to seek out and shoot down whatever smear campaign he
perceived was being run against him….I thought that was a good,
organized and aggressively pro-active move. And I wondered if it was
actually such a ‘best defense is a good offense’ move that maybe he was creating a diversionary focus. A focus on the personal characteristics he wanted to defend.

NRO’s Bench Memos caught on to this as something of a new habit by the candidate.

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Sheila Liaugminas is an Emmy award-winning Chicago-based journalist in print and broadcast media. Her writing and broadcasting covers matters of faith, culture, politics and the media....