Guilt by association, makes you wish you hadn’t.

Governor/angry-den-mother Palin has a new line of attack against Presidential hopeful Barack Obama: Tie him to the activities of everyone he has ever known/volunteered in the same place as/brushed past in a subway since he was eight years old. I guess when you have to issues of substance to attack with, and no credible policies of your own to promote, this must be all that’s left.

As I understand it, Barack Obama ‘pals around with terrorists’, meaning William Ayers. Bill Ayers was one of the founders of the Weather Underground nearly 40 years ago, and is now a Distinguished Professor at the University of Illinois School of Education. Fast forward to 1999 (10 years ago), when Barack Obama joined the board of the anti-poverty group Woods Fund of Chicago, of which Ayers was also a board member. Now you have two people in the same place at the same time, so, according to the GOP, they are now bestest buddies. Add to the that overwhelming $200 contribution to Obama’s state senate re-election campaign and only a fool would miss see a believable philosophical connection between the two.

In short, two (currently) respectable people who both oppose poverty are asked to join the board of an anti-poverty fund and Palin sees only terrorists.

Kettle, meet pot:

John McCain parties away his 70th birthday with a convicted felon.

John McCain pals around with, and accepts money from, self-confessed terrorest supporter.

John McCain promotes a convicted felon who abandons his wife and small child a “role model to many young Americans”.

Sarah Palin pals around with (i.e. screws) a man who has supported Alaska’s secession from the United States (a group tied to White Supremacist), and finally declares himself Unaffiliated, because apparently even he can’t stand the GOP.

Sarah Palin pressured a state employee to fire her sister-in-law’s ex husband (or at the very least lived with/hired/worked with people who did the same), then fired the man for not complying. Now she is refusing to cooperate with the legally-appointed investigator. (I don’t think any links are necessary, this is documented everywhere is the facts are hardly disputable).