(HERSHEY, PA.) – With one week to go before Election Day, John McCain is playing a little offense today, trying to turn a blue state red – Pennsylvania – and some defense, as he heads to North Carolina, which used to be firmly in the Republican column, but is now a neck-and-neck race.
McCain unveiled a new attack on Obama last night in Pottsville, where he questioned Obama's tax plan as well as his readiness on foreign affairs.
"Sen. Obama is running to be 'Redistributionist-in-Chief.' I'm running to be Commander in Chief. Sen. Obama is running to spread the wealth. I'm running to create more wealth. Sen. Obama is running to punish the successful. I'm running to make everyone successful," McCain said.
McCain has two Pennsylvania rallies with his running mate Sarah Palin, one here in Hershey and another in Quakertown, followed by a solo event in Fayetteville, North Carolina, this evening.