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Friday, August 29, 2008


I want(ed) to keep things relatively light here, but I just can't resist this time:

From CNN -- Obama: I'm Ready to Beat John McCain

Ah, ok. Well then, now you're ready. You were just waiting until the right moment, which is apparently after you've filled a stadium with fanatics and supporters. Seems more like a concert or festival than a political convention.

Obama: "Change happens because the American people demand it -- because they rise up and insist on new ideas and new leadership, a new politics for a new time. America, this is one of those moments. I believe that as hard as it will be, the change we need is coming."

Remember any other leaders who talked about their countrymen "rising up" to affect a change? Good rhetoric.


Gobbler said...

Political fail!

Jeff said...

Y'know, Shoe, I'd like to have a political discussion with you one of these days, what with me being a Democrat, and you

Sad thing is, Obama doesn't have much of a shot. All the Republicans are going for McCain, that much is obvious, but there have to be more than a few Republicans who are scared to put their faith in a man as inexperienced as Obama. Not to mention he's black, and he's *gasp* "ethnic," (Obama sounds a little TOO much like Osama, nudge nudge) which the xenophobic American crowd is going to balk all over. Plus, since he wants to pull troops overseas, they'll play up the idea that if we do, the Middle East will become an even greater evil superpower, join forces with China and Canada, and wipe out the US.

That's not the kind of "change" I had in mind.

Gobbler said...

Canada?! I knew it! They have been poised to strike for a long time.

Gobbler said...

Being ethnic has little to do with why most people wont be voting for Obama.

Gobbler said...

But I will stop before it starts. We can all agree to just attack Canada.

Blue Shoe said...

Sounds good, Jeff. Although, I think Obama does have a decent chance. McCain's VP nomination is very interesting, though, and may help him a lot.