“Ayers” Rears its ugly head again…

…and the Obama camp responds better than the Kerry camp did back in ‘04 to the Swift-Boat smears:

Obama Response Ad Ties Ayers Swift-Boating Spot Directly To McCain


The Ayers spot and the size of the expenditure make it tougher to dismiss the Obama camp’s warnings about the coming Swift-Boat campaign as mere wolf-crying. And Obama’s response ad is another sign of the Obama camp’s determination to signal that he won’t be Swift-Boated — both because the Obama camp wants to avoid John Kerry’s fate, and because Obama advisers want to signal to jittery Democrats that they’re poised to respond aggressively.

Now if only the Obama camp would do what I’ve suggested