This article likens Obamania to the crazy dot.com stock market speculation in the 1990s….and then the bubble burst and reality set in. If the bubble does not burst for Obamania before the nominating convention in August, the Democrats are doomed in the General Election.
Experience vs. Inspiration — by Roseanne Barr
Posted February 22, 2008 | 11:52 AM (EST)
When I fly in an airplane I want the pilot with the most experience, not the one who can inspire hope in me that I get to where I am going. When I pay my taxes, I want the person filing them to be experienced, not the new person who inspires hope in me that he can do the job. When I hire someone to fix my washing machine, I want the tried and true experienced person, not the one who inspires me to hope that he can fix it. When I go to the doctor I do not want to get the one who inspires hope in me that s/he can cure what’s wrong, but the one who knows what the hell to do the minute I call. It’s not really the job of a public servant to inspire, but to get the job that the people demand done. The democrats think that if they have hope and are inspired things will get better, but they actually won’t. When Oprah makes her employees sign her fifty page non-disclosure statement, she doesn’t “hope” they can’t break it, she pays teams of experienced lawyers to MAKE SURE they can’t break it, or be sued in an experienced court by an experienced judge.
Please spread this everywhere you can — it’s a very well done video, made to look like a movie trailer.
Here’s the URL:
Since Hillary supporters tend to skew older, we have far fewer videos up on YouTube supporting her than the Obama camp does. This is an important communication medium, since YouTube vidoes are seen over and over again, and become viral in the internet, as opposed to campaign commercials that are shown once or twice during a day. We have to help Hillary fight in this new medium: be creative, be smart. Think of new ways to get Hillary’s message across in catchy ways. Let’s fill YouTube with pro-Hillary clips!
Looks like Rove is just itching to get his hands on Obama. This article exposes Obama’s weakness in terms of fully embracing the Leftist agenda in the Democratic Party, instead of going the Clintonian Centrist route. McGovern was the last Democrat to fully embrace the Leftist agenda. Look what happened to McGovern.
This article is a great indictment of Obama: for all his speeches, he does not offer any practical solutions. There is a dangerous emptiness there that will cause a lot of people to have buyer’s remorse when the magic spells fade.
Why is it that Obama supporters can’t name a single accomplishment of his?
“A hidden reason the lopsided Obama/Clinton experience argument has so far been won by Obama is that she’s a woman, and so her own experience can be easily dismissed. Obama himself tried this tack in December, when he likened Clinton’s unprecedented foreign travels as first lady to having “tea” in the “ambassador’s house.” In fact, Clinton traveled to refugee camps, impoverished villages, remote health clinics and other venues far less comfortable than any embassy.
McCain cannot be cut down to size in this way. The political biography he brings to the race automatically will remind voters that they are choosing a commander in chief. In the primaries, Obama has countered the commander in chief argument with assertions that Clinton’s vote for the Iraq War is disqualifying. It has worked among Democratic voters who have long opposed the Iraq misadventure.
The general electorate is not as inflamed about that 2002 vote as Democratic activists are. Voters in November really will make a judgment about the future — who can best manage the Iraq mess — and not the past. “
Former Ambassador Joe Wilson wrote this piece: Hillary has been battle-tested by Republicans for 16 years now. There is nothing left they can throw at her or do to her.
Earlier this month, speaking at Tulane University, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, said this about the attacks coming his way from Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-NY:
“You challenge the status quo and suddenly the claws come out,” Obama said.
The CLAWS come out? Really?
Then yesterday Obama told reporters who had asked about Clinton’s latest attack ad, “I understand that Senator Clinton, periodically when she’s feeling down, launches attacks as a way of trying to boost her appeal.”
That prompted some female TV reporters to question the language he was using.
According to this unofficial transcript, over at MSNBC, Andrea Mitchell and Norah O’Donnell seemed to suggest Obama may have been — if not playing the gender card, then using language women voters might find offensive.
Language such as “when she’s feeling down” “periodically” she “launches attacks.”