John McCain dehumanized Barack Obama. He just did what serial killers do. Could it be possible that he actually thinks Barack Obama is an "it" and not a "he"?
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I started blogging over two years ago. That is to say, right about the time the 2008 presidential campaign began.
OK, that's a bit of an exaggeration...
Has there ever been a campaign that has inspired more art than this one? The Shepherd Fairey posters, the viral videos, the Obama Girl boy-shorts. And...
Obama: You don't have a plan for the fiscal crisis -- you don't even have a plan for how to get from your bedroom to the bathroom! McCain: Are you implying that I wet the bed?
Obama has erased lingering doubts that he is ready for the Prime Time Presidency, while McCain raised more doubts that he has the energy or interest in the job.
My God, does he realize how much gas it will take to drive to the moon?! — michael
If the people of this nation cannot tell the difference between presidential behavior and a sick and angry little man, then we're in more trouble than we are with Bush. Get a grip John. You're boring.
There "was an energy bill on the floor of the Senate... sponsored by Bush and Cheney. You know who voted for it? You might never know." And here he pointed toward Obama. "That one."
First published at WashingtonTimes.com
INDIANAPOLIS — Here in battleground Indiana, I watched the debate with a group of mostly Obama supporters.
During a discussion about energy, McCain punctuates a contrast with Obama by referring to him as "that one," while once again not looking in his oppon...
They say that Sen. McCain's strong suit is the town hall debate. If this was, in fact, Sen. McCain's strength, he might as well go home. Sorry... homes.
Boooring. Yawn. Anything new? "That one?" That's the big controversy of the night? Do we miss Sarah Palin so soon?
For me, the more worrisome moment of the debate came when McCain told a young, black questioner, "You've probably never heard of Fannie Mae."
Sen. McCain failed big time in that most basic principle of bipartisan leadership: attributing inherent worth to his equal from the opposite side of the political spectrum.
"'He should stop calling himself 'Barack Obama' when his real name is 'That One,'" McCain said. "My friends, let's take a deep breath and ask ourselves: what kind of first name is 'That'?"
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