The “Change” Battle Continues

We are continuing to see both campaigns battling over which one is going to bring real change to Washington.  Over the past two weeks McCain has been winning this battle.  First, his pick of Sarah Palin only solidified his “maverick” reputation.  Second, the convention’s central theme was that McCain/Palin would bring reform and they effectively argued they would do so by reminding those who watched of their records as reformers.  Third, the past two ads from the McCain campaign have centered on this battle.  The first, which I posted a few days ago, labeled Obama as just another liberal.  It claims Obama is not a “change” candidate at all.  And just yesterday, the McCain campaign released this ad:

Here we see, just as we did at the convention, a reminder of the past successes both McCain and Palin have had in bringing reform.  The McCain campaign is arguing their case well.  When there is a record to stand on, it is much easier to make the argument.

Obama, of course, has not been silent. Read More…