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McCain Says Obama Famous for Being Famous

7/30/2008 3:42 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

John McCain has defended his latest campaign ad, not-so-subtly comparing Barack Obama to Britney Spears and Paris Hilton.

In the ad, you see images of Paris and Brit flash across the screen for a split second, then Obama, as the announcer says, "He's the biggest celebrity in the world, but is he ready to lead?" The unspoken implication: another famous flake.

McCain's peeps just came out with this statement: "This ad obviously also addresses a unique facet in Barack Obama's campaign that is unlike any other campaign we've seen in modern political history. A campaign that is focused on the development of an enormous image of celebrity status."

The statement continues, "These images of celebrity status and the way he has conducted his campaign ... owe more to the development of an international celebrity status than it does to a traditional campaign for President."

Translated, McCain is comparing Obama to a woman who shaved her head in a fit of craziness and another who skanked up the screen with a sex tape.

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61.

p1tey1    

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

2174 days ago
62.

AndyDick@comcast.net    

Obama hates it when people mention that his middle name is Hussein. What will he do if a fluke happens and he is elected? He will have to say,"I Baracca HUSSEIN Obama do solemnly swear.......that is when the people will freak out. Half of the morons that say they will vote for Barry don't know that his name is Hussein.

2174 days ago
63.

who cares    

I totally agree with #10. Obama is a big time SOCIALIST! he is acting the same way Hitler did back in the days when he was campaigning....and looked what happened afterwards. He is the anti-Christ!

People wake up and don't get brain washed by someone who will once control your freaking assets. Look at the way people are suffering in Cuba and other socialists countries

If he wins, I hope the ones who voted for him become the ones who hurt the most to teach those bastards a lesson about politics

2174 days ago
64.

AQ    

We take away driver licenses from people his age due to lack of judgement with aging - what in the world makes anyone think he is capable of being President? Might I also add - he is collecting disability - yes, he is considered 100% disabled. Interesting. I always thought that medically that meant you couldn't do much.

And I'd also like to know if this is something Paris and Britney can sue McCain over? Cause THAT would be fun (and quite embarassing for the GOP).

Seems to me a new desperation level has been reached.

2174 days ago
65.

p1tey1    

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

McCain is starting to look REALLY SAD AND PATHETIC!!!!!!

2174 days ago
66.

Susancnw    

Actually, McCain is usin g Obama against Obama....that's all McCain needs to do...Obama is so inexperienced, arrogant and full of himself that he can run himself into the ground. Just point out his mistakes.

Obama being clean? Please! Ludacris has just put out the ugliest song for Obama...yeah, let's turn off more people! I think Obamapalooza already did that.

KKK member with 3rd grade educatino? You talkin' about Robert Byrd?

2174 days ago
67.

are you kidding me    

#42 and #47 say it all. His is the most Un-American candidate to ever have a shot at president. We should be ashamed of him getting this far. His lack of experience alone should disqualify him. Hell you can't even get a management job in manufacturing unless you have 5 years. He is F$%kin Terrorist people!

2174 days ago
68.

Liz    

Is it Mr. Obama's fault that he is more popular and likeable that McCain??? Come on now, this is sooooooooo high school. This is a sign of desperation on McCain's part. Soon he will be making attacks on Michelle Obama and the Obama kids. Granted, he already has the press doing that for him.

2174 days ago
69.

SuperMan    

Come on are you serious lol....McCain is a ignorant, racist man!! go back to your KKK meetings!!! lmaooo i cant stop laughing

2174 days ago
70.

Buwahahahahaha    

What you people fail to realize is that Senator Obama is the EMOTIONAL candidate. That is the strength that he is playing to.
Senator McCain is the EXPERIENCED candidate.

Do we really want a President that is going to say what we want to hear, or do what we need to do?

Think about it before you vote.
Why won't Sen. Obama release his Birth Certificate? Is he older than he claims? Does he not meet the Consitutional criteria to be President? Until the DNC parties in Denver, we won't really know what his Party Platform is. For the time being, it's much talk about nothing.

2174 days ago
71.

Mik    

Obama if you can't stand the HEAT stay the hell out of the kitchen!

2174 days ago
72.

John Galt    

When the racist and corrupt Barack Hussein Obama isn't reading David Axelrod's words off a telepromter, he reveals himself to be the moron that he is. Uh...Uh...Uh...Uh...

He is scared to DEATH of debating McCain in unscripted townhall meetings because he knows how stupid he really is.

Hussein's campaign is nothing more than a hollywood-scripted, Spielberg produced farce!

The corrupt media is trying their hardest to elect this tool for one reason and one reason only--he's black. And even that is a farce. Hussein's father abandoned his family (big surprise) and he was raised and educated by his benevolent white family.

Hussein is a racist: he said "white man's greed runs a world in need." And supported Wright & Phleger
Hussein is corrupt: he benefited from land dealings with the imprisoned Tony Rezko
Hussein is a moron: Uh..Uh..
Hussein is inexperienced: 143 days of Washington experience
Hussein is a media creation!

2174 days ago
73.

Bash a Pap    

Please. Conservatives are showing thier true colors as soon as a man of color stands up to lead the nation. If you believe the crap Karl Rove and Company are spinning about Senator Obama, then you are too stupid to be allowed to vote.

2174 days ago
74.

ashley    

Mccains a b*tch!! Is he a little worried he MIGHT lose!?!

2174 days ago
75.

nyc    

The ignorance of some of these bloggers is shocking. Obama is half white. He is not a racist. Know your facts!

2174 days ago
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