“It’s downright sad that on a day when we learned that 51,000 Americans lost their jobs, a candidate for the presidency is spending all of his time and the powerful platform he has on these sorts of juvenile antics,” Obama spokesman Hari Sevugan said.
McCain defended the ads.
“I don’t think our campaign isn’t negative in the slightest,” he said. “We think it’s got a lot of humor in it, we’re having fun and enjoying it. … We’ll continue to fight and scrap all the way to November 4.”