Skip to comments.Obama, Webb to campaign in Lynchburg, Virginia Wednesday (Is Tim Kaine 'The Eyebrow' his VP choice?)
Posted on 08/19/2008 7:24:47 PM PDT by HokieMom
Sen. Barack Obama has added a Lynchburg appearance with Sen. Jim Webb to his pass through Virginia this Wednesday.
Webb and Obama will hold a town hall meeting with voters, which will focus on improving the economy and Obama's plans for a tax cut for middle-class families and $4,000 in college tuition tax credits, according to the campaign. The event is free and open to the public.
Earlier Wednesday, Obama and former Gov. Mark R. Warner will visit Martinsville. There, they will meet with workers and families who have been affected by what the Obama campaign calls the "failed trade policies of the Bush administration, policies [Arizona Sen.] John McCain promises to continue."
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Lynchburg???? That’s racist!
Tim Kaine has been a disaster for Virginia.
Obamakaine. It’s like Novocaine, but it makes your teeth ache.
What in the world is his background anyway? (I’ll look it up). I think the pick is the “charmed one” Biden.
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine will join Sen. Barack Obama in Chester on Thursday morning, for an invitation-only event that will be the third stop on the Illinois senator's two-day tour through Virginia.
On Thursday evening Obama will proceed to Chesapeake, where he will hold a town hall meeting at Oscar Smith High School.
Obama starts his Virginia swing Wednesday morning in Martinsville, where he will be joined by former Gov. Mark R. Warner. He stops later Wednesday in Lynchburg with Sen. Jim Webb.
A Harvard Law guy. That explains alot.
Will Webb be carrying his handgun or let another aide get caught with it. Just make sure the crowd watches Jim’s eyes. They’re a good indicator of when the bipolar senator is about to switch poles.
Oh geesh. Why would they be campaigning there? Lynchburg is like a little piece of Utah.
If Hillary accepts and Obama wins, she will look at 2016 (how old will she be than?)
If Hillary accepts and Obama looses, she will look at 2012.
If Omama picks someone other than Hillary and Omama looses, she is looking at 2012
If Omama picks someone other than Hillary and Omama wins, she is looking at 2016
If he chooses Hillary after saying his wife and his mother are his first two advisers at Saddleback, he’ll look like a mama’s boy.
Like his predecessor Mark Warner both were disasters just one was a better liar and now a lot of people are being tricked again by the slick liberal Warner. Gilmore was an outstanding Governor, he cut taxes, cut state spending, and did all this even with 9-11 and managed to leave a sizable surplus which was not only squander but Mark Warner increased state spending from $18.2 billion to $36 billion in his last budget. He and Kaine are both bad jokes. Luckily the turn coat GOPers Chichester are mostly gone. Virginia is finally turning red again and with the election of Bob McDonnell we will be back on track in this state.
Might be a bumper sticker there!
Or, how 'bout: "Obamakaine for President -- Leave out the Oba"
Like your Unibrow!
If it's a Virginian it's Kaine. Webb's a hothead and says he didn't want it. Warner, while he'll be the Senator, dropped out of the White House race because of the skeletons in his closet.
I just don't know if it could be Kaine. He's failed on transportation, failed on the budget and made a fool out of himself saying that Russia bowed to Obama's request. I honestly can't see how he's anything but a liability.
One can hope that all of Falwell's young disciples at Liberty U show up to express how they feel about the Magic Negro's position on abortion.
Another attempt to peel off that young, evangelical vote at Liberty U. the drive-by’s claim is happening. We’ll see how that works out in the end.
Maybe we want to run against him afterall.
I dont think it’s Hillary. The RATS are afraid that having Hillary on the ticket will galvanize GOP voters and bring them to the polls in droves.
Oh, the House GOP leadership has already started with ~not quite~ calling for him to step down if he's picked. After all "who will lead the state through this financial crisis if the governor is off campaigning?"
I think Virginia Republicans gain if Kaine is the Veep.
If Obama chooses Kaine, would Kaine be required to stop down from the governorship during the campaign? Doesn’t Virginia have a Republican lieutenant governor who would take over?
All that being said, it may indeed be Kaine. I'd not thought through the connection of Obama adding an appearance at John Tyler Community College in Chester tomorrow.
John Tyler was the last Virginian to be VP. (and later President)
Either it's a clue, or an elaborate smoke screen to throw us off the trail.
Does anyone know where Kaine was born and raised?
I think he was born in Minnesota (or one of those northern midwest states). He grew up in Kansas.
I think the John Tyler connection is a little too much inside baseball for the masses.
I think it might be Kaine. They like each other. Kaine was one of the first people to endorse the big O. Why would the big O spend 2 days in Virginia if not to announce the VP? That’s a lot of time in one state right before the convention.
Ding. Ding. We have a winner. It's not black folks who are leaving Obama in droves.
And an odd connection at that. Considering that 1) Tyler became President only because Harrison died in office and 2) Tyler was a leader of the Confederacy.
All this VP specualtion has my head absolutely spinning!!!
He is also very inexperienced which is Obama’s problem as well.
LOL!! Love it!! The new “SoreLoserman”!!
Veep Sheet: Kaine and Obama meet tonight
There are places where he can pick up votes and Lynchburg is not one of them. It is a waste of his time. Where he should be campaigning is in Northern Virginia to boost the margins there where it is more competitive. Anyone who thinks Obama is going to improve his penetration with White folks after the Rev. Wright affair is greatly mistaken. I hope there is a 527 that will run some ads on Rev Wright to remind people before the election. Well there are some polls showing Barrack is indeed losing as much as 15-20% of the black vote. That talk about “we should learn spanish, they don’t need to learn english” hurt him with the black community.
lol...Kaine looks like a Russian. That’s not going to be helpful.
Yep a Disaster for sure. He just isn’t as good at lying as Mark Warner and Warner’s partners in crime Chitchester and Callhan who helped him raise taxes by 1.4 billion after he promised not to are thankfully retiring.
Hey now. I’m a Lynchburg native (well, Amherst County) and I’m pretty sure the nearby lakes are a lot less salty and the mountains are a lot smaller than Utah.
And we never had a polygamy problem. Much.
Other than that...I got nothin’.
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