Obama Continues To Link McCain and Bush

(CBS)
From CBS News' Maria Gavrilovic:

(LONDONDERRY, N.H.) - Despite John McCain's bold reminder to Barack Obama at the debate last night – "I am not President Bush" – Obama continued to push the link between the current president and the Republican nominee.

"In three debates and over twenty months, John McCain still hasn't explained a single thing that he would do differently from George Bush when it comes to the most important economic issues we face today. Not one," Obama said today.

While campaigning at Mack's Apple farm on a rainy afternoon here, Obama mocked McCain's efforts to defend his tax policy at the debate.

"He just kept on saying, 'Well, I don't want to tax anybody, I don't want to tax anybody. But I want to - I'm gonna do this, I can do it. I know how.'," Obama said mimicking McCain.

He added, "The fact of the matter is that he is blowing a hole through the budget on tax breaks that are the exact same kinds of tax cuts that George Bush offered."

Obama also called McCain's sincerity into question when he said the he will fight for plumbers such as the now-famous 'Joe the Plumber' from Ohio.

"He's trying to suggest that a plumber is the guy he's fighting for? How many plumbers you know makin' a quarter million dollars a year?," Obama asked.

With only 19 days to go until the election, Obama told the crowd that they shouldn't pay attention to the positive poll numbers.

"I learned right here with the help of my great friend and supporter Hillary Clinton - that you can not let up, you can't pay too much attention to the polls."

Meantime, the campaign announced today that they will hold their election night rally in Chicago.