Obama Rolls Out McCain Attack Ads After returning from a vacation in Hawaii, Democratic candidate Barack Obama is going on the offense against rival John McCain. Taking the high road didn't help him, it seems.
NPR logo

Obama Rolls Out McCain Attack Ads

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/93794560/93794538" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Obama Rolls Out McCain Attack Ads

Obama Rolls Out McCain Attack Ads

Obama Rolls Out McCain Attack Ads

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/93794560/93794538" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Taking the high road and avoiding attack ads hasn't helped presidential candidate Barack Obama. After returning from a vacation in Hawaii, Obama has rolled out a series of ads going on the offense against rival John McCain. Alex Chadwick checks in with Slate.com's political correspondent John Dickerson about the new strategy.