Our Founding Fathers were pretty smart.

As commenter Cain at Balloon Juice shows:

Cain Says:

I saw this in a quote by Alexander Hamilton which sort of summarizes Hillary against Obama:

No character, however upright, is a match for constantly reiterated attacks,
however false. —Alexander Hamilton

cain

Here’s the entire paragraph (Full text here):

Was it not to have been expected that these repeated demonstrations of the injustice of the accusations hazarded against me would have abashed the enterprise of my calumniators? However natural such an expectation may seem, it would betray an ignorance of the true character of the Jacobin system. It is a maxim deeply ingrafted into that dark system, that no character, however upright, is a match for constantly reiterated attacks, however false. It is well understood by its disciples, that every calumny makes some proselites and even retains some; since justification seldom circulates as rapidly and as widely as slander. The number of those who from doubt proceed to suspicion and thence to belief of imputed guilt is continually augmenting; and the public mind fatigued at length with resistance to the calumnies which eternally assail it, is apt in the end to sit down with the opinion that a person so often accused cannot be be entirely innocent.

Wonder if Rove studied Callender?

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