Skip to comments.We're going to beat Obama
Posted on 02/25/2008 9:47:16 AM PST by connell
No, seriously, we really are.
By Christopher Cook
We Republicans and conservatives have been nervous of late, and rightly so.
First, we had the prospect of Hillary Rodham Clinton, which was unnerving enough. But then, something worse came along: Barack Obama.
Barack Obama is as much of a leftist as HRC, if not more of one. He's as much of a statist as she is.*
But he's more personable, more popular, more friendly, more affable. At least with HRC, we could run against her baggage as well as her positions. We could count on the American people seeing her generally distasteful persona and factoring that into their electoral calculus.
But this Obama fellow is charming, fresh, young, handsome, and he can deliver an inspiring speech.
He's driving crowds wild and raising scads of money.
He is bringing out NEW young and NEW black voters in droves...and new voters are the best kind for a candidate to get.
The media have gone head-over-heels for him, and it's only going to get worse.
Obama is scary. Very scary.
And we can beat him. Possibly even in a landslide.
Obama is a leftist. The American people don't like leftists.
FDR managed to trick the people, because folks didn't know as much about leftism and socialism as we do today.
Truman and LBJ first ascended to power as the result of the death of presidents. LBJ had the added advantage, at least at first, of a particular moment and mood, which helped him win his election. Kennedy ran to the right on several issues, and...
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The article underestimates the stupidity of a populace that nearly elected an openly traitorous, supremely arrogant, devoid-of-charm, anti-American liar in the last presidential election.
Simply ask Obama that in order to pay for his multi-trillion dollar social entitlement programs is he prepared to make a determination that anyone having in excess of 1 million dollars in liquid assets is considered to be a Have and the Haves will help out the Have nots by relinquishing everything in excess of this 1 million dollar liquidity to the federal government so that the money can be used to sponsor these programs to help the have nots.
Is that radical?
This is simply the easiest and best way to avoid any new taxes in fact Oprah alone will be able to Feed all of the Poor in the U.S. with her excesses.
Maybe then these great spenders of others wealth will really “Feel the Pain”
even if he wins the primaries and then is not elected POTUS.....what are we left with????
what a great deal (sarc)
The endorsement by Calypso Louie today may also be the “Kiss of Death”.
Anyone who thinks McVain is worse than Obama is a few bricks short of a wall.
The only bummer is that we don't have a Ronald Reagan (or we'd be talking 50-state sweep). But even so, the GOP victory this November should be by a comfortable electoral margin.
If McCain wins, it’ll be close. I’m not seeing any of the blue states going red merely because Obama is the Democratic candidate.
Their head is a large void with moths flying around inside.
B. Hussain Obama= Sanjiya
If the economy goes south, people will be voting for the false messiah. Bank on it.
We’ve become a nation more interested in security than self-reliance.
You are dead on there. SKerry had close to half the vote. We have a whole lot of people out there that are just clueless. It’s skerry.
I mean, they really don't like her.
Once she folds the tent, I expect the air will go out of the Obama balloon.
who said he was worse?
but he is the scraping of the barrel...and I will most likely hold my nose and vote for him....reluctantly.
I see McCain winning all of the Bush states (even Ohio, albeit narrowly), and adding to his column Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Hampshire. Obama takes the NE (with the exception of New Hampshire), although NJ and CT may be close (but Obama will still win). Obama will also take WA, OR, and CA.
“the article underestimates the stupidity of a populace that nearly elected an openly traitorous, supremely arrogant, devoid-of-charm, anti-american liar in the last presidential election.”
some say it’s over fifty percent and so a democrat victory in november.
Yup. Right in one.
Obama should not be underestimated. BUT - his "supporters"....young people, minorities, the radical left in general....don't vote. And, it's hard to maintain this peak that he's having right now for another 8 months.
Hillary! still is not out yet. I think that she may not get the nomination AND she will see to it that Obama is not elected president. Why? Because a run for Hillary! in 2012 is not out of the realm of possibility....but only if a Dem is not in the White House. Unless a plum job is in the offing for her or Bill (Sec Gen of the UN? SC Justice Clinton?)....I can see her going nuclear on Obama.
How "original"; how "refreshing".
If Americans don’t like Leftists, how did Bill Clinton get into office and stay there for two terms?
“They beat me like a dog, Mr Wally.”
They do vote, but they also have something called "the dean effect".
Its when your supporters become so emotionally invested, they become obnoxious and either scary or simply drive voters into the arms of the opposing candidate.
The name comes from when Dean ran in 2004, and as soon as his influx of 5,000 volunteers and staff came into the state while he was at his peak, his support started eroding and he started falling apart.
In addition to relinquishing liquid assets in excess of $1M, the Haves will be given 3 years to divest their non-liquid assets to contribute to the funding of these glorious plans.
That's very true. And, Obama is fanning the flames (these fainting stories??, what hookum.) instead of redirecting the enthusiasm.
But...unless kids have radically changed from when I was in college (not all that long ago)....I *do* disagree with the notion that 18-year-olds vote en masse. "What, you mean that I can't cast my vote on Wednesday the 5th?!! LAME!"
I can't speak for all black voters, or all liberal voters, but I can see them burning out quickly. Particularly in the light of the fact that Obama had to peak too early to knock Clinton out of the race.
Correct. However, if the RNC and our complete line of House and Senate candiates attack Obama and his confederates on their pacifist socialist politics and policies, that might turn this Messiah around. The Pubs have to attack all his McGovern policies. He is after all the most liberal Senator according to the National Journal. Forget the change, attack his Messiah like con job. Attack his tax policies, his foreign policy appeasement. And pray that Nader actually can win over a million Dem votes. That too will help defeat this Marxist.
I don't think so, not unless he does something really wrong. I for one feel that the R's have shot themselves in the foot. One to many rinos, I for one will not support or vote for anyone who supports homsexual unions.
One day this kind of article makes me feel better and the next day I think just like you do...lol
One thing that did give me recent ‘hope’ was a conversation I had last week with a liberal friend from college. She brought up the presidential race (I usually try not to discuss politics with her) and asked me what I thought about Obama. I said, “Why do you ask?”
She then proceeded to go on and on about how scared she was of him, etc. etc. and could not believe the Democrats were turning into an Obama cult. I braced myself for what I thought would turn into a campaign speech for Hillary, but much to my surprise, she said she was voting for MCain!
I think there may be many ‘Reagan democrats’ thinking the same thing.
“We’re going to beat Obama”
Who is this “we” that people keep referring to?
Playing this 24/7 as a campaign commercial will sink him.
Like a wall to protect our borders? That kind of wall?
“But even so, the GOP victory this November should be by a comfortable electoral margin.”
On another thread, I’ve been told that McCain is a sure loser.
McCain needs to do two things to win:
1. Nail down his base support
2. Define Obama as the out-of-mainstream left-liberal that he is.
Does both, he wins.
Does neither, he loses.
somewhere in between ... jury is still out.
Of course close the loopholes ... DOH.. my bad.
Dream on. The people who want to vote for Obama are utterly immune to policy debates and discussions of issues.
They will vote for their messiah regardless of what is throw at him.
When is the general public going to wake up and see that the mania is bordering on ridiculous.
“Obama should not be underestimated. BUT - his “supporters”....young people, minorities, the radical left in general....don’t vote. And, it’s hard to maintain this peak that he’s having right now for another 8 months.”
Excuse me, but primary voting on the Democrat side has shattered records! how can you say they are not voting, when in fact someone is voting for Obama (10 million votes).
Obama’s fundraising has shattered records. He is drawing crowds that we wouldnt see until the general election time - if then. What a contrast - 20,000 go to see Obama in Houston, while McCain speaks to a gathering in a hotel ballroom. Nothing wrong with the latter per se, but obama is operating at a different level than other candidates.
If the public perception of Obama in November matches the public perception today ... then Obama wins.
And stick a fork in Hillary, she is done.
Why have the Google/Commies disabled comments for this & other Obama videos?
You many not like McCain for whatever reason, but you don't have to worry about McCain making this country more vulnerable to attack by foreign forces because of a milquetoast Intelligence agency and a reduced military.
By running as a DLC centrist, and having the good fortune of Ross Perot siphoning off center/right votes from old, out of touch liberal Republican opponents GHW Bush and Bob Dole.
Superdelagates are going to vote her in.
This could be a win/win ... running against Obama will be a lot easier in many districts, and can help House and Senate candidates draw a distinction between them and the Democrats, who have moved TOO FAR LEFT.
Consider: You could simply say "I don't support driver's licenses for illegal aliens like Barack Obama does." and you have a contrast drawn. Every Democrat has been running against Bush for a long time ... Bush wont be on the ballot. But Obama will be.
agreed, but that is his only saving grace and his other views are socialist-progressive.
"Their head is a large void with moths flying around inside."
I agree wholeheartedly.
You mean like his 96% pro life rating compared to Obama’s 0% rating?
Your fatalistic defeatism aside, the color is all wrong in your graphic. America will be Red (commie-style) if Obamanation happens.
Do you all see a McCain/Huckabee ticket in the making???