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McCain joins Obama on offshore drilling (WRONG! Obama joins McCain's position)
International Herald Tribune ^ | 8/3/2008 | Brian Knowlton

Posted on 08/03/2008 1:57:11 PM PDT by tobyhill

WASHINGTON: A day after Senator Barack Obama said he could support broad energy legislation even though it would permit offshore oil drilling, which he has opposed, an aide to Senator John McCain said Sunday that he too might support such a package.

But there was little other common ground Sunday between representatives of the presidential rivals after a deeply contentious week that saw tough attack ads from the McCain camp, the insertion of race into the election campaign and the apparent evaporation of Obama's lead in polls.

Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts, an Obama supporter, said the new McCain ads amounted to "character assassination"; Senator Lindsey Graham, a McCain ally, said that for Obama to suggest that McCain was attacking him based on his name or race was "a lie."

(Excerpt) Read more at iht.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2008; elections; energy; gasprices; mccain; nobama08; obama; offshoredrilling; oil; propagandawingofdnc

1 posted on 08/03/2008 1:57:11 PM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2055859/posts

Double.

2 posted on 08/03/2008 1:59:11 PM PDT by SolidWood (Obamarxislamism, the threat to our Republic!)
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To: Admin Moderator
Please pull. Duplicate
3 posted on 08/03/2008 2:02:03 PM PDT by tobyhill (fraud -noun;(1)deceit, trickery, sharp practice, or breach of confidence, (2) Obama)
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To: tobyhill; abb

The media bias is more open now than it ever has been before.


4 posted on 08/03/2008 2:02:09 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (If Islam conquers the world, the Earth will be at peace because the human race will be killed off.)
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