Skip to comments.Schmidt, Plouffe: McCain was a long shot
Posted on 04/23/2009 8:14:26 PM PDT by Big_Monkey
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I truly believe that McLame was the result of a reverse operation chaos.
CLOSE THE DAMN PRIMARIES!
MSM got just the GOP candidate they wanted.
Howard Dean staffers from his website were among the first to hop onboard the McCain campaign back in 2006 (google Democrats for McCain 2006).
He had other Democrats on his campaign staff in 2007. When he’d secured the GOP nomination in 2008, they bailed and went over to the Obama campaign. I wonder if they posed for a “MISSION ACCOMPLISHED” photo.
I hate to say this, but McCain is a loser. There was no fight in him at all. He reeked of pacifity. If not for Palin he would have lost by twenty points. And I never liked the way he sucked up to the murderer Ted Kennedy.
Steve Schmidt, the phallic symbol for American politics
No kidding. I held my nose as did many others I know.
Gee, ya think?!?
This was, in my view, the unfinished Bobby Kennedy campaign the idealism, the passion, the inspiration he gave to people, it was organic and it was real and it wasnt manufactured at a tactical level in the campaign.
If he truly believes that OBAMA(TM) wasn’t manufactured, then he must be on some good dope. It was PURELY a Warholian strategy of 15 minutes of fame, complete with a pop-art poster by a famous youth commie oriented pop-art artist. Songs. Celebrity. MTV. Rolling Stoned. Messiah imagery.
Not manufactured. What a fool.
Their “Excuse” is this wasn’t the McCain of 2000.
There's a lot of that going on. I'm listening to David Brooks on the Charlie Rose show just having an orgasm, falling all over himself lavishing praise on Barry and his first 100 days. And, Brooks is the conservative at the NYTs.
McCain holds the Senate seat of the late Barry Goldwater. If Liberman did end up as Veep, McCain would have ended with a Goldwater style loss.
They certainly do not deserve repetition.
Laughter can break a sad man’s heart.
Meanwhile, on the other side his opponent was an unaccomplished punk, 8 years a back-bencher in the Illinois State Senate, 4 years a back-bencher in the biggest collection of losers known to mankind, the U.S. Senate, and all we knew about him was that he certainly talked a good game, but he faithfully attended church for 20 long years run by a whitey-hating pastor. That and one of his early backers was an unrepentant domestic terrorist.
Alas, I was, as George H.W. Bush would put it "Dead Wrong", and legions of my fellow suburbanites fell in line along with armies of other politically brain-dead idiots who voted for this knucklehead, and here we are, Germany or Russia, take your pick, 75-90 years ago.
We not only had the Manchurian candidate in McCain, we had the Manchurian campaign manager in Schmidt.
Schmidt has “come out” recently.
It is now obvious that this was all a joke on us.
The only real person in the Presidential campaign was Sarah Palin.
In other words, “Please hire me again.”
You hate to say it? Why? I hope I get the change to say it after the Arizona GOP’s primary.
TWENTY POINTS!!!??? How about FORTY POINTS!!!
McLAME was sponsored by none other than George Soros and HE knew who was going to win unless there was a big flub:-(
Hundreds of attacks? H*ll, McCain's people spent more time attacking Sarah Palin than attacking Obama.
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