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McCain is ahead in some polls, after a TV advert suggesting Obama is the Antichrist. It seems Mark Penn has dirt on Obama—but what? Plus, could McCain's ferret win it for him?

By Tumbler   September 2008

Is Obama the Antichrist?

It’s a race again, rather than a coronation. McCain is drawing closer to Obama, probably because of two television adverts and his backing for offshore drilling. The ad that deployed images of Paris Hilton and Britney Spears to mock Obama’s celebrity was amusing, but another, called “The One,” is having a big impact on Christian conservatives. The Dems argue that it echoes the typeface and the language of the “Left Behind” evangelical Christian novels, subtly suggesting that Obama is the Antichrist. In the ad, when Moses parts the Red sea, Obama’s quasi-presidential seal emerges, just as…

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