The Attack of Racially Charged Republican Attack Ads

Barack Obama's bid for the Democratic presidential nomination has been marred by the controversy over remarks made by his former pastor, Jeremiah Wright. And now that relationship is being used by the Republicans in a strategy Democrats say is racially tinged.

We sent Max Blumenthal, a writer for the progressive magazine, The Nation, to the southern state of Mississippi. He asks if attack ads used in a congressional election there could be a sign of things to come.

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