Skip to comments.McCain Supporter Rips Obama (Bill Cunninham) vs McCain Apologizes for 'Hussein Obama' 2 VIDEO
Posted on 02/26/2008 8:01:08 PM PST by restornu
McCain Supporter Rips Obama ABC News
McCain Apologizes for 'Hussein Obama'
McCain, in response, said “DENIGRATE”, and that’s just a dressed up way to say the “N” word.
So is McCain showing everyone why they shouldn’t bother to vote for him?
After they have spent 5 years sabotaging, leaking, aiding and abetting the enemy.
This man is sick.
I will proudly not vote for McCain...regroup and comeback in 2010 and 2012.
I will proudly not vote for McCain...regroup and comeback in 2010 and 2012.
The grumpy old man is a moron [as well as being an obnoxious RINO]. My prediction is that if the Republican establishment nominates McCain, he won’t get 30 percent of the popular.vote
mccain is a LOSER! And he is boxing himself in such a way that he will not be able to say anything effective to fight obama in the election.
We all knew that mccain was incompetent and unfit to be president; now we are going to see it in action. And suffer the humiliation.
I did read that leftists who are upset that hillary is not getting the nomination are planning on voting for him rather than obama; they are hispanics, white women, and liberal jews from Florida.
In any event, I do not want him to be the nominee. I do not want someone that liberals are comfortable voting for; I want someone great, who can continue to return the country to the right path.
Thank God for inspiring the Founding Father to have Delegates and the Electoral vote.
We all need to pray to give strength and courage to those who love America who are in positions to change this around.
Did you hear Cunningham say now that Mccain threw him under the bus that he won’t support him, he isn’t conservative and in the mold of Ann Coulter he will support Hilary.
McCain wants only the “moderate” vote. Lets give him no more than that.
Yes on Hannity and Colmes. Not absoluitely sure he meant it.
What a degrading way to spell America.
Unless McCnutts kisses some conservative butt and at least pretends likes it, and announces absolutely no amnesty, he is going nowhere.
McCain's strategy is to avoid criticizing his opponents directly - not because he likes Obama, but it is his and his campaigns belief that the best way for him is to stay out of and away from the mud strategy. He may actually be right and I agree with his strategy.
So if some local talk show host is speaking as part of your campaign operation at one of your official events, you need to follow the gameplan. And since this guy went off script, McCain had to repudiate his language.
Really, ALL of the blame for this lies on McCain's staffers for not knowing the host and not giving him a briefing on the company line. Then Cunningham could either play ball or just not be part of the event.
I think he needs to grow up and so do all of you ripping McCain for this. Rip him for other stuff, but not for apolitical component of his strategy (oh - and one that Obama is using, too).
I truly believe John McCain has no intention of winning the White House. He is a senile old traitor and he has this “senatorial prestige complex....my colleagues across the aisle” mentality. What an absolutely unattractive candidate. It really looks like the presidency is controlled by big corporations and they want to make the population think the two party system is working by electing some dunce from each party every eight years or so...it keeps the masses from rioting. It’s a pathetic race. I’m afraid Obama is going to be the selectee. I’d rather have him in there than Bill Clinton for another eight years. What John McCain did to this supporter is truly indicative of what he really feels about conservatives in general...they are an embarassment to him because he just knows how wonderful Teddy Kennedy has praised him in the past for being a democrat in disquise....
And McCain really doesn’t care... I’ve always thought that McCain and staff were crafty political operators (i.e. they almost beat Bush in 2000 and just won a nomination they shouldn’t have) and it wouldn’t shock me if they manufactured a Sister Soljiah moment with a nutty right-wing talk show host. It got him great press with the MSM; I saw quite a few blogs/ stories commenting on his decency.
(BTW, Cunningham whining on Hannity and Colmes kinda just emphasizes the point. Perhaps he’s dense, but by continuing to whine, Cunningham’s just helping McCain with the indies).
Let's not forget that Clinton had his 'base',,,and in particular the black vote,,,LOCKED UP when he played that phony card!!
McCain has absolutely NOTHING LOCKED UP when it comes to the base. Terrible analogy.
When Slick was debating Pres Bush in '92,,,,in that debate with Carole Simpson as the moderator,,,when that guy with the long pony-tale asked that question,,,
which (paraphrasing here) asked--that character be kept out of the debate,,,and the debate ONLY be allowed to focus on issues--PRES BUSH LOST THE ELECTION RIGHT THERE.
The MSM was trying to take character and integrity "OFF THE TABLE" for that election--and that question did just that.
Likewise, in this situation,,,the MSM does NOT want to focus (or even discuss) Hussein's muslim background for fear that it will alienate Reagan democrats.
McCain played right into their hands by taking discussion of Hussein's islamic background "OFF THE TABLE". How sad, because it most certainly IS an issue in the post 9/11 world.
I feel that not only was this NOT a Sista Soulja moment for McCain,,,,it was just the opposite--the new version of the pony-tailed question "Can we just stick to the issues".
McCain just made the election of Hussein even MORE likely by taking Hussein's muslim background 'off the table'. The MSM , liberals, democrats and Obama apologists are smiling everywhere.
Cunningham was a little bit shrill, but his remarks were totally FAIR and right on. Why the hell is McCain apologizing? Is this is how it is going to be - no one can attack Obama on legitimate grounds????
NO REASON AT ALL!!!
McCain embarrassed himself,,,,and should apologize to Cunningham immediately.
Yep, I heard that...there are a lot of conservatives saying that.
Why was he yelling the entire time he was on hannity and colmes tonight?...or is he just hard of hearing?
McCain will go down as the ‘gentleman’ who ran a civil campaign and lost—just like Bob Dole.
I WILL NEVER VOTE FOR McCAIN!!!
I am 73 in March. I registered to vote soon as I was old enough. I have never failed to vote. I have voted conservative every vote except 2.
Now I have no one to vote for.
I feel so let down. I could never cast a vote for John McCain. How would you ever know what you voted for with a vote for McCain?
Today John McCain began to show the real John.
Well, if McCain takes the moderates, and Hussein takes the leftists, then someone with solid conservative credintials and national name recognition needs to step up to the plate and run a conservative third party candidacy. That’s the only way I can see America avoiding a disaster come November.
Anyone who supports McCain and doesn’t expect betrayal is a fool.
I saw that piece with Cunningham saying “That’s it! I’m done with him!”
Only one question, Bill—what took ya so long? ;-)
Personally, I think Cunningham was set up when he was told to provide a lot of “red meat” so McCain could find something to apologize for. The McCain operatives wanted to play the media and avoid bad coverage of the DNC pounding McCain on campaign financing. Below is a statement from McCain’s Communications Director Jill Hazelbaker:
In contrast, Howard Dean and the Democratic National Committee leadership have launched a personal and negative assault on Senator McCains character. Howard Dean himself questioned Senator McCains integrity, and a DNC official called McCain a liar.
We agree with the Obama campaigns statement today that this debate should be respectful and focused on issues, and it would be encouraging to see Senator Obama denounce the character attacks coming from the leadership of his Party. Jill Hazelbaker
Hey DaltonNC, I totally agree with your post. I haven’t seen you post before. I just wanted to say Hi.
See you on the threads
Crazy John’s fevered brain applies the Marquess of Queensberry rules whenever a Democrat needs defending. Conservatives, on the other hand, he kicks in the teeth.
How is the truth working for YOU?
According to Cunningham, he WAS briefed. He was specifically told to go out there and give 'em "red meat."
So now who ya gonna blame?
How many people will McCain use and then toss under the bus when he finds it convenient?
And you want Cunningham to grow up? Amazing.
Yep, still solidifys my “not to vote for McCain”. We don’t need a whimp inside the White House.
Don't people realize that Fitzgerald was meant to emphasize Kennedy's Irish Catholic background? It was good enough for the goose, but not for the gander?
Cunningham endorses Hillary, again, live on CNN
Radio talk show host Bill Cunningham is burning up national TV time tonight.
In a live appearance just now on CNN, Cunningham endorsed Sen. Hillary Clinton, saying, "I've had it up to here with John McCain. He's off the list. I'm joining Ann Coulter in supporting Hillary Rodham Clinton."
Earlier today McCain denied ever meeting Cunningham before, telling reporters, "I will certainly make sure nothing like that happens again."
But Cunningham told CNN he met McCain twice before, including after a special invite with former U.S. Sen. Mike DeWine at Kenwood Country Club. "John McCain is developing -- maybe because of his advance in years -- a bad memory,'' Cunningham said.
"They told me to fire up the crowd. You're talking to conservatives," Cunningham said of pre-rally advice from the McCain campaign. "Get them fired up and give them some red meat. And I did. In fact, when I left, John, the crowd was cheering. All was well. No problem whatsoever until about an hour later . . . when John McCain threw me under the bus, under the Straight Talk Express. I got thrown under the bus."
Doesn't John McCain seem sedated like under a control substance?
If you watch that video again there are two men on each side and they are like right on him and the guy on the right seems dfiven bobing his head with each word McCain Speaks!
If the "script" says that nobody can mention Barack Hussein Obama's name, or even just the middle part of it, the "script" is a loser. We shall see, won't we?
That is kookie I was 20 we loved John and never thought of Irish you are silly!
I remember being up at 5:30 Am on election day listening to Paul Harvey when he gave the farm reports and talk about NH voting for Kennedy.
Read my first post, r-tard. I said I blame his staff. Your story makes it even more clear his staff is to blame.
And you want Cunningham to grow up?
Yeah. He got his feelings hurt in public so now he's going to support Hillary. What an effing BABY. There are bigger things at stake here than his ego (and there are few things more fragile than a talk show hosts ego).
Behind closed doors, McCain is probably grateful for those tearing into Obama but he needs to keep them at arms length.
Here's a lesson in history for you. 2004. Bush hardly every criticized Kerry. He even dissed the Swifties. But the Swifties got their job done - with Bush donors' money.
You get it now?
See post 33.
I mean see post 43,argh.
He has painted himself into a corner.
He is not articulate, and has already made mistakes.
He will let loose a doosey sometime before November, and all hell will break loose.
And the constant refrain will be: How is what you said any different than what you called "denigrating"?
Is this how you talk and think in private Senator?
How can we believe you?
He will slip up, and will be accused by the left of doing what they do daily. Hiding his "true feelings". It will be ugly when it happens.
Ahhh.... there is some of that "respect" and "love" from the McCain camp! Yep! That's a real winner. (NOT!)
I said I blame his staff. Your story makes it even more clear his staff is to blame.
Well how about this? YOU said "ALL of the blame for this lies on McCain's staffers for not knowing the host and not giving him a briefing on the company line."
They did brief him. They did know him. And I find it not credible that McCain didn't know damn well, also.
He got his feelings hurt in public so now he's going to support Hillary. What an effing BABY.
Carry on with that "respectful debate." ROFLMAO!
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