Therein, I suggest that the answer is yes--and that the backlash will be decisive on Election Day.
My contention: the Barack Obama-as-narcissist theme, which has been all over the press of late, is stale, logically shaky--and comes with a strong racial subtext.
Something to consider, especially since John McCain is now accusing Obama of playing the race card.
Granted, my look at coverage of Jim Marzilli and mental illness in general is no longer "hot off the presses." But it was fairly recently! So please: take a look if you haven't already.