Lakeville (Minneapolis US), Oct.11 : Republican presidential candidate John McCain has urged his supporters to be respectful of his rival, Barack Obama, despite their deep policy differences with the Democratic nominee.
Speaking to skeptical supporters at a town hall here on Friday, McCain prompted boos from his crowd when he called Obama "a decent person" and told an expectant father that he does "not have to be scared if he is President of the United States."
"We want to fight and I want to fight, but we will be respectful," McCain said, also prompting loud boos when he declared that he admires Obama's accomplishments.
"I want everyone to be respectful and let's be sure we are ... That doesn't mean you have to reduce your ferocity. It's just got to be respectful."