Obama really is a thoughtful and honest person who thinks highly of his constituents. His love for McDonald's and the constituents who eat there is
evident as follows.
At the Saddleback forum, Obama was talking more or less
about eliminating meals and gifts from corporate lobbyist and that it wasn't popular
among his peers.
He went on to talk about one of his colleagues who asked him
Where do you expect us to eat at McDonalds? Obama said more or less
that a lot of our constituents probably do eat at McDonald's so that
wouldn't be such a bad thing.
Obama: "Stoop so low as McDonalds"
Obama recalled a conversation he had with another senator who was giving him grief about working for the meal ban. The other Senator questioned to
Obama, “What do you expect me to just start eating at McDonalds all the time?”
Obama recalled his response, “You get paid $160,000 a year, you can even afford Applebee's, you don’t even have to stoop so low as to eat at
All constituents that eat at McDonald should be ashamed of themselves for stooping so low.
Seriously, whether he meant it or not, you must admit it is a poor choice of words. McCain has used poor choice of words as well. And both candidates
have been crucified for the smallest infractions.
Why is it so hard to admit that
both are being dishonest in their ads?
both are flipping?
both are promising everything?
both are pandering?
both will do anything to get your vote?
both represent their party?
both are patriotic in their own way?
both have had moral issues?
both are cheaters?
both have broken pledges?
both share things in common with Bush?
both did nothing major in the Senate last couple of years?
both support the troops?
both are politicians?
both are the worst of two evils?
both want to take away our rights?
both are US citizens?
both respect the flag?
Like the great Rodney King
once said "can't we all just get along?"
Let's debate some real issues. Andrew Wiggin has an excellent thread on issues
"He who reflects too much will achieve little."
- J. C. F. von Schiller