...John McCain's dopey Britney & Paris attack ad ...The youthful insouciance that for many years has helped McCain charm reporters like me is now channeled into an ad that ... McCain's own mother called "stupid."
His own mother.
Oh and here is one case in which I think granting anonymity is justified
"bunker mentality among aides that one GOP operative, fearing excommunication from Team McCain if identified, describes as "lacking only a Luger and a cyanide pill."
Comparing one's parties candidate to Hitler is rarely a good career move.