Having your “beloved grandmother” die the day before the election may not help, but it can’t hurt — I consider that convenient.
That seems cynical of you, wagglebee, but I must admit now that you say so, I would not put it past him.
Remember the photo on drudge and everywhere? A noble but sad looking Obama, gazing into the distance, a single tear running down his cheek.
I commented to a friend what an obvious ploy it was to generate sympathy, and he said, “Well, why wouldn’t he cry more then?” I said, “This is exactly right, he looks more manly this way, deeply saddened, but in control.” My friend agreed.
Whoever said Madison Avenue here, exactly right.