posted on May, 2 2011 @ 11:20 PM
CNN claims "Chicago-style politics" in Obama's signature challenges in state Senate race -- while ignoring McCain's Arizona-style politics
August 21, 2008 5:24 pm ET
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SUMMARY: In a special report on Sen. Barack Obama, referring to Obama's challenges to signatures on his opponents' nominating petitions during his
1996 run for the Illinois state Senate, CNN's Suzanne Malveaux described Obama as "an avid student of Chicago-style politics" and aired remarks by
a Chicago reporter calling the practice "cutthroat." But CNN's special on Sen. John McCain made no mention of McCain's reported petition
challenges in at least two U.S. Senate races, aired no one labeling McCain "cutthroat" for those challenges, or at any point pronounced McCain an
avid student of Arizona-style politics for those challenges
Why do I say this...
Well the white house supposedly took out Osama (conspiracy for another thread)
Our opinion: a little. Anyone claiming that Osama bin Laden's death will guarantee President Obama's reelection fails to take into account how much
time remains until people actually vote. Like George W. Bush after the capture of Saddam Hussein, Obama will probably see a short-term boost in the
polls. But eighteen months still stand between now and election day, and the good feelings of bin Laden's death will fade away long before then. As
before, the state of the economy and the identity of the Republican nominee (will it be a borderline insane person?) will be the election's most
decisive factors. Not to mention that other unpredictable events can intervene and change everything. Another terrorist attack? A huge scandal? The
return of Jesus on May 21? It's impossible to know. Still, it's definitely going to be a lot harder for the GOP field to portray Obama as an
apologetic, pussyfooting commander-in-chief now, a line of attack that never really made sense (Afghanistan? Pirates? Libya? Drone attacks?) but is
even less convincing now that Obama oversaw the war on terror's biggest victory.
The title is from a discussion over what happened...
I said my faith in chicago style politics was restored... (it got me looks)
O-man losing election from the looks of it....
O-man ask "Who do I have to kill to get re-elected"
Marine core private "Well sir, their is always Osama."
And poof after ten years and a huge dip in numbers, the O-man comes through evil overlord style...
I approve, Osama died for the re-election....
All he needs is for a drug lord to be killed in a shootout with the DEA...
I will admit this is truly a beautifully evil development.... I love it