Skip to comments.More on the Cone of Not-So-Silence
Posted on 08/18/2008 12:28:43 PM PDT by mngran2
UPDATE: ABC News' Ron Claiborne, traveling with the McCain campaign, reports that McCain senior adviser Charlie Black would not say whether people around McCain while he was en route to Rick Warren's forum had access to blackberries and cell phones from which they could have tipped off Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., about the questions.
"There's no reason we would do that," was all Black would say, though quite obviously there is a reason.
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Uh media, the questions weren’t that hard. It’s just that Obama was busy trying to hide his left wing positions. McCain didn’t have that problem.
You mean his trying to give an answer that doesn't enrage his base yet also try's to appeal to rational people.
Obama's pratfall was his own doing.
McCain didn't know what the questions would be. He didn't need to; he knew the answers.
You could ask the Messiah those SAME questions today and get the same pathetic,meaningless (er, nuanced) answers.
The toughest thing in his mind that he has had to do is oppose the Iraq War when he was a member of the ILLINOIS STATE SENATE. No argument there.
The hardest time he did go against his party WAS when he tried to take away their free meals. No argument there.
When does a fetus get rights? That is ABOVE his pay grade, as his Senate job and his STATE SENATE job. I won’t argue with him there either.
How would he deal will EVIL in the world? Confront it, for the US is even evil sometimes. Can’t say that wasn’t a splendid answer either.
In almost every question Obama would give the same answer again, because he is the empty suit we all know he is. The only thing he is full of is himself. He IS ‘the one HE has been waiting for’. The MSM loves to say he is thoughtful and nuanced. The ums, ers, ahhs, and stumbling that he exhibits when you take his teleprompter away are something that can only be covered up for so long. Acting as if he speaks that way because of his thoughful answers is playing the public for fools. Even the Kos kids and DUmmies are starting to see that Obamamessiah is not ready for prime time.
This thing is percolating nicely. Let it hit the news tonight, then hit back with a LOUD townhall meeting challenge tomorrow. Any time, any place.
Follow up on Wednesday with ads showcasing the reason why Obama will not meet McCain in the town hall meetings: his stumbling and bumbling when not reading his lines.
I submit 99% or Freepers could have answered every one of those questions without a cheat sheet, or a Harvard education.
even if McCain did know the questions, that doesn’t explain why obama couldn’t answer them...
This is like watching Clinton eviscerate Dole's campaign.
Finish him off, John. Strike NOW!
I thought I read several snide pieces saying McCain is technologically illiterate...so how the hell would he know how to use a blackberry?
I don’t believe that’s much of an argument, as he could have easily had an aid cue him.
What’s more revealing here is that McCain’s camp asked “why would he do that?”
while it was all too obvious to the leftist that, had it been them in that position, they would have cheated.
The Obama campaign is running interference to divert public attention away from the fact that answering the question of whether killing babies is immoral is “above his pay grade”. He’s also unable to explain why he’s in favor of murdering babies who survive a partial birth abortion.
Well, on second thought, maybe I should take that back. Obama is so used to being tossed easy Nerf ball questions by the fawning MSM that I suppose it really isn't fair that he should be expected to respond to one that is simply “standard”.
Warren was throwing a huge sloppy kiss to Obammy’s arse except......
I believe the expression is "wrinkly, white-haired dude."
Obama really wasn’t stumped he was trying to be slick, only the Supreme Court question flushed him out. His court would be 9 Ruth Bader Ginzburgs. Case closed.
Nothing I have seen so far touches on whether or not McCain was getting information beamed into his brain by Space Aliens from Beyond the Moon!
If McCain cheated, there would be a conspiracy. McCain has said he played it straight, and everybody involved backs him up on that. Could he have cheated? Of course he could. Proving that it was possible nothing.
check out the comments at the bottom of the article...loads of excuses by Obama fans.
This is complete desperation on behalf of the MSM and I can hardly wait for Olbermann’s ranting later tonight... And to think, these fools are calling Hillary a sore loser.
McCain kick’s butt in one debate and now they’re scared to death that Barry isn’t going to be up to snuff when it comes to the real debates. Boo Hoo... How bad will these fools look when Barry loses in November? I suppose they’ll come up with some foolish reason for Barry’s loss, that of course, will have absolutely nothing to do with Barry.