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-picking a candidate who not only agreed with us some of the time, but had to make a Hard right turn, pander to the base and pick Palin to shore up support
Originally posted by DarthChrisious
McCain lost because he couldn't match Obama's funds. McCain elected to use public funding, which limited him to $84 million (or somewhere around there, I could be off a little). Obama chose private funding and shattered records left and right. He raised $150 million in September alone (Obama Takes in a Record $150 Million)
The Obama campaign had so much money, it didn't know what to do with all of it. Obama raised more money than Bush and Kerry combined. Obama's fundraising apparatus was an absolute monster. They were able to buy 30 minutes of air time during prime-time. The created a free iPhone/iPod Touch application on iTunes to reach potential voter. They even bought ad space in a video game (Obama buys first video game campaign ads)
Palin certainly didn't help. But McCain's chances of winning were slim to none long before Palin was brought on board.
[edit on 11/6/2008 by DarthChrisious]
Originally posted by David9176
Yeah she's such an idiot as opposed to all THE GENIUSES running our government right now.
There is also no proof of the africa comment because it comes from anonymous sources. The world is going to hell and this is what people are commenting on? Cripes some of you need to come to grips with reality.
She lost...it's over!!
Originally posted by HunkaHunka
Some anti-Obama folks are completely missing the fact that these attacks on Palin are coming directly from the McCain Campaign.
These supposed statements she supposedly made are false,it was Obama mafia starting crap,like the deal over her clothing,and as time passes those who voted for Obama will see how ignorant they were
The Obama campaign was provided with reports from the Secret Service showing a sharp and disturbing increase in threats to Obama in September and early October, at the same time that many crowds at Palin rallies became more frenzied. Michelle Obama was shaken by the vituperative crowds and the hot rhetoric from the GOP candidates. "Why would they try to make people hate us?" Michelle asked a top campaign aide.
Originally posted by jam321
McCain aides are only trying to save there own arse for running such a lame campaign. Obama's team outwitted them at every corner. One thing for sure, if I was running for office I wouldn't hire any of them. That is the reason they are trying to put it all on Palin. Funny how they constantly tell the candidates what to say then want to criticize the same candidate for saying what they were told to say.