Language as Crime Scene 

Tracing the fingerprints left by incendiary political rhetoric.

It is July 27, 2008, and candidate Barack Obama is finishing up his world tour. Three days earlier, his Berlin speech drew more than 200,000 people. The presidential campaign heats up as John McCain releases another controversial Internet ad claiming Obama "doesn't…

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