posted on Sep, 5 2008 @ 03:40 PM
reply to post by neformore
Since millions upon millions gladly except what they're told to think, believe, and fight over...such as the cost of Mrs. McCain's dress, or whether
Sen. Obama had his hand over his heart during the Pledge of Alleigance...this campaign will be typical in its "lowest-common-denominator"-style of
There are so very many issues more important than the petty attacks going back and forth. McCain, when he thought he'd be up against his pal Sen.
Clinton, had pledged to not engage in such pettiness. In 2000, V.P. Gore, *cough* lost the election because he didn't fight the dirty fight.
This time around, both campaigns gleefully throw poop at the other, justifying "they did it first!", or some such playground defense.
Meanwhile, freedoms are subverted, troops die, babies starve, teens screw, people fight, and nobody knows who to trust. But, TPTB benefit, because
due to all of this, consumers consume. And that's the bottom line.