Mailings and “robo” calls on behalf of the McCain campaign – dirty politics or fair game?

Posted Oct. 27, 2008, at 2:27 p.m.

Glossy brochures outlining Barack Obama’s ties to former Weather Underground member

Bill Ayers and the Democrat’s positions on “crime and punishment” have been landing in

Maine mailboxes in recent weeks, prompting some to accuse the McCain campaign of

engaging in smear tactics. Are these complaints legitimate? Or is this fair game in a hotly

contested race? printed on August 24, 2017