Anderson Cooper plays the "all sides are equal" game to explain this latest bit of crazy to come out of the RNC and I'm sorry Anderson, but Democrats do not act this badly as well and you cannot fairly compare what groups outside of the Democratic Party did on their own to anything that has come out of the DNC. When MoveOn just had one contribution with a Hitler reference that wasn't even chosen for their ad campaign, conservatives were going crazy and insisting Democrats denounce it and the same happened with their ad about Petraeus. If the DNC EVER did something like this we'd have been hearing breathless denouncements from both the Republicans and the Village press for months.
But when the RNC puts a Joker face on Obama and goes after Pelosi and Reid with similarly juvenile attacks, oh that's just politics as usual. Everyone does it. The double standard is well past getting old, but the media will never dare to call Republicans out for acting like petulant children, Anderson Cooper just being one more example here.