Wednesday, September 10, 2008

We're gonna lose this election!

The left side of the blogosphere is now seeing the Obama implosion looming on the horizon and they're becoming totally unglued.

"Something is not right. We have a terrific candidate and a terrific VP candidate. We're coming off the worst eight years in our country's history. Six of those eight years the Congress, White House and even the Supreme Court were controlled by the Republicans and the last two years the R's have filibustered like tantrum throwing 4-year-olds, yet we're going to elect a Republican who voted with that leadership 90% of the time and a former sportscaster who wants to teach Adam and Eve as science? That's not odd as a difference of opinion, that's logically and mathematically queer."
According to our wise liberal sage, who is to blame? The press! There's no more "functioning press" in this country.

His solution?

"Obama and Biden should also create a "master sound bite sentence" and repeat it hundreds of times. It should be so true that even the corporations can't screw with it when it makes the airwaves. Here's my attempt: "Katrina, four dollar gas, a trillion dollar war, rising unemployment, deregulated housing market, global more."
If that's his idea of an effective sound bite, he's right -- they are gonna lose this thing.

(Note: There is some profanity in the link.)

In a related story, Time Magazine asks, "Can Obama Win Back Wal-Mart moms?

Dissing Hillary and smearing Palin with lipstick jokes are looking like the biggest mistakes of Obama's campaign. I half wonder if Hillary isn't smiling just a little as she puts on her own lipstick and heads off to work.

Update: Joe Biden is now admitting that Hillary might have been a better pick.
Hillary Clinton is as qualified or more than I am to be vice president of the United States of America. She is say close personal friend and qualified to be president of the United States of America. She is easily qualified to be vice president of the United States of America and quite frankly it might have been a better pick than me, but she is first-rate. I mean that sincerely. (YouTube here.)
Is this his way of saying, "I want out?"

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