Rob Capriccioso: McCain claims ad insulting to Indians
"J.D. Hayworth, Sen. John McCain’s challenger for his Arizona seat, released the following image in a fundraising appeal today, depicting the past presidential candidate in Avatar-like war paint:

The image made it to the Drudge Report, and McCain staffers said it was offensive to Native Americans.

“Ex-Congressman J.D. Hayworth should immediately apologize and take down his latest online ad, which is an outrageous offense to John McCain’s lifetime of honorable service to our state and nation, and insulting to Native Americans here in Arizona and across America,” McCain campaign manager Shiree Verdone told members of the press.

Hayworth’s staff responded that McCain needs to get a sense of humor, and ended up releasing a new image, this time with McCain depicted with bluer skin:"

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