Skip to comments.Obama "Old Man" Ad Attacks McCain's War Disabilities
Posted on 09/12/2008 4:01:22 PM PDT by PhatHead
The Obama campaign is mocking John McCain for not using a computer. From the AP story about the computer illiterate ad:
"Our economy wouldn't survive without the Internet, and cyber-security continues to represent one our most serious national security threats," [Obama spokesman Dan] Pfeiffer said. "It's extraordinary that someone who wants to be our president and our commander in chief doesn't know how to send an e-mail."Well, I guess it depends on what you mean by "extraordinary." The reason he doesn't send email is that he can't use a keyboard because of the relentless beatings he received from the Viet Cong. From the Boston Globe (March 4, 2000):
McCain gets emotional at the mention of military families needing food stamps or veterans lacking health care. The outrage comes from inside: McCain's severe war injuries prevent him from combing his hair, typing on a keyboard, or tying his shoes. Friends marvel at McCain's encyclopedic knowledge of sports. He's an avid fan - Ted Williams is his hero - but he can't raise his arm above his shoulder to throw a baseball.In a similar vein I guess it's an outrage that the blind governor of New York David Patterson doesn't know how to drive a car. After all, transportation issues are pretty important. How dare he serve as governor while being ignorant of what it's like to navigate New York's highways.
As soon as I read this I flashed back to a scene from Ruthless People
Lt. Bender: GIVE THE BAG TO BOZO, DROP THE GUN, AND PUT YOUR HANDS IN THE AIR.
Earl Mott: Who said that?
Lt. Walters: This could very well be the stupidest person on the face of the earth.
Lt. Bender: IT'S THE POLICE DEPARTMENT.
Earl Mott: Really?
Lt. Bender: NO! WE'RE THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION!
Barry Hussein's Campaign may go down as the stupidest ever.
HAHAHA! It was Christmas Eve, 1968...
Great post, btw.
Remember how the Clintonistas broke all the “W” keys off the keyboards of the White House computers, or at least the transition office computers or something, upon being ousted in 2001?
I emailed it to Rush — he’s gonna love it!
Let's not forget that in politics, all perception is reality and the perception once again is that the Obama campaign has offended a large segment of the population.
Perhaps its just schadenfraude (sp) on my point but I sorta enjoy watching the self-righteous SOB squirm.
Far be it from either B.H. Obama or David Axelrod to overplay a weak hand.
I remember that - it burned me up that Bush did not make an issue of that vandalism.
In a similar vein I guess it’s an outrage that the blind governor of New York David Patterson doesn’t know how to drive a car. After all, transportation issues are pretty important. How dare he serve as governor while being ignorant of what it’s like to navigate New York’s highways.
You are kidding, aren't you. Do you not see the strain on his face? For how many seconds at a time have you ever seen him reach his hands out any further than this?
Furthermore, I'm an IT director for a 500 person company and have been exposed to a surprising number of people who seem perfectly normal in all respects but are in pain after typing 10 minutes. Typing is very unnatural so if you have any chronic shoulder, arm, wrist or finger problems, you can experience pain almost immediately at a computer.
That being said, I still wish McCain was a conservative.
That lazy Franklin Delano Roosevelt — sitting on his keister, wherever he goes!
What a bum, eh?
The ad they run should include the Boston Globe quote and end with Sarah saying "I'm Sarah Palin and I'm about to seriously lick someone's a$$!"
Those inconsiderate Presidents, Linclon, McKinley, and Kennedy — going around bleeding on things!
Admin deleted it - says I am spamming the graphic... WTF?
Wow...Admin just told me I am a spammer for putting this graphic on multiple threads... go figure... deleted a bunch of my posts...
Change we can believe in alright. Man this makes me mad, these people are truly sick!