Campaign AdWatch: I Can Has Specifics?

03/28/2008 02:46 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Hey, kids! Are you all strung out on that Hope that Democratic candidate/pusherman Barack Obama has been selling? Heading into the long, dark, teatime of Obama Comedown Syndrome? Well, like sweet, sweet, methadone, the Obama campaign has some product to help take the edge off, just loaded with pharmacautical-grade Specifics. It's called the Blueprint For Change and it's chock-a-block with actual policy proposals. And here's the good news: they've got boxes and boxes and boxes of the stuff.

And here's the bad news: they've got boxes and boxes and boxes of the stuff! Because at "sixty-four pages of specifics," these units just don't shift! When's the last time you saw a voter reading a policy pamphlet? You think Thomas Paine's Common Sense would been the mega-selling work of staggering genius it's known as if it had to compete in today's marketplace, alongside Guitar Hero and The Hills? Well, maybe if Deval Patrick had written it!

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