Dear Candidate, Beware What You Don't Say Sen. Obama's campaign is criticizing Sen. McCain for never using the words "middle class" in Friday's debate. The McCain campaign is criticizing Obama for never using the word "victory." When voters begin judging their candidates by what they didn't say, things can get a little messy.
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Dear Candidate, Beware What You Don't Say

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Dear Candidate, Beware What You Don't Say

Dear Candidate, Beware What You Don't Say

Dear Candidate, Beware What You Don't Say

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Sen. Barack Obama's campaign is criticizing Sen. John McCain for never using the words "middle class" in Friday's first presidential debate. The McCain campaign is criticizing Obama for never using the word "victory".

When voters begin judging their candidates not only by what they said — but by what they didn't say —- matters of concern are endless, says our resident humorist.