Sometimes a Tower is Just a Column

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New York Times columnist Bob Herbert is seeing racist phallic symbols in John McCain’s campaign ads: Obamania Has Herbert Hallucinating. Beyond parody.

Herbert says the McCain “Celeb” ad shows two phallic pieces of architecture: the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the Washington Monument.

But he didn’t even get that right. Both of the clips in that McCain advertisement show the same building: the Victory Column in Berlin.

Oops.

UPDATE at 8/4/08 3:16:00 pm:

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