Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Obama to Visit Ailing Grandmother

NYTimes: Obama Leaving Trail to Visit Ailing Grandmother

If I were advising Obama I'd tell him to leave now. You can't predict the course of a serious illness. The campaign will take care of itself. The organization he built can take over for a few days. And what will McCain do, go on the stump and attack Obama as a socialist terrorist while he's at the bedside of his grandmother? That will hurt McCain far more than leaving the campaign trail will hurt Obama.

Here's an ad from the primary campaign that features a brief appearance by Obama's grandmother, Madelyn Dunham:

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