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Dewey Defeats Truman Redux

John McCain's ad that appear many hours before the actual debate.
John McCain's ad that appeared many hours before the debate. (click to enlarge)

Apparently, somone on the McCain-Palin team is extremely clairvoyant — or extremely optimistic.

Before the McCain campaign had even announced that Sen. John McCain would indeed participate in tonight’s presidential debate in Mississippi, an ad was running alongside an op-ed by Henry Paulson in the Wall Street Journal announcing McCain’s victory, the Washington Post is reporting.

The ad shows the jubilant Arizona senator in front of an American flag gazing at something in the distance, with the text: “McCAIN WINS DEBATE!”

Since McCain has been trying to position himself on the forefront of most of the issues this week, I suppose this ad is just another example of him taking the lead.

Deborah Creighton Skinner is the editorial director for