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UncleTomsEvilBrother Donating Member (174 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-23-08 09:00 AM
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4. Good post,.....
....but I actually don't think McCain has the political mental competence to understand the power of the Democratic ticket. Up to this point, and until the end of this election, I think McCain is being handled by surrogates who dictate his every word to him.

It's 10amEST, and I wouldn't be surprised if McCain is just waking up and asking his handlers, "So what did you guys come up with?"
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  -Joe Biden is a pre-Reagan liberal. Old Crusoe  Aug-23-08 08:55 AM   #0 
  - To be a fly on the wall....  SCRUBDASHRUB   Aug-23-08 08:55 AM   #1 
  - Not to mention all the history Biden has experienced in the Senate  LSparkle   Aug-23-08 08:58 AM   #2 
  - Yes. Biden's got a vivid living memory of the history of our  Old Crusoe   Aug-23-08 09:01 AM   #5 
  - That raises another question. Does he know how many  babylonsister   Aug-23-08 08:59 AM   #3 
  - I'm proud that we've selected the "poorest" man in the Senate as our VP  LSparkle   Aug-23-08 09:01 AM   #6 
  - Agree. Joe Biden could walk into a corner tavern and have a long,  Old Crusoe   Aug-23-08 09:07 AM   #9 
  - Good morning! Obama had a strong pool of picks and  Old Crusoe   Aug-23-08 09:04 AM   #8 
  - Good post,.....  UncleTomsEvilBrother   Aug-23-08 09:00 AM   #4 
  - I like that image of McCain turning to his handlers for updates and  Old Crusoe   Aug-23-08 09:02 AM   #7 
  - Biden is a corporate conservative.  Orsino   Aug-23-08 09:16 AM   #10 
  - I respectfully disagree.  Old Crusoe   Aug-23-08 09:29 AM   #11 
  - This is the least liberal ticket we've had in decades.  onehandle   Aug-23-08 09:32 AM   #12 
     - Liberal tickets haven't been winning.  MH1   Aug-23-08 10:03 AM   #18 
        - I totally agree. nt  onehandle   Aug-23-08 10:49 AM   #25 
        - Yes.  Orsino   Aug-23-08 12:43 PM   #27 
  - I can see that the defining of Biden by the PR people has begun.  Skwmom   Aug-23-08 09:39 AM   #13 
  - McCain shares much of the calendar of Biden's service in the Congress,  Old Crusoe   Aug-23-08 09:43 AM   #14 
     - I'm looking at the damage that can be done to the Democratic Party  Skwmom   Aug-23-08 09:46 AM   #15 
        - The economy is in dire strats but in the long-term  Old Crusoe   Aug-23-08 09:51 AM   #16 
  - Good points - I'm very happy with this ticket...  polichick   Aug-23-08 10:00 AM   #17 
  - Agree. Carter was way out in front on this issue. I can picture  Old Crusoe   Aug-23-08 10:08 AM   #20 
  - Yes, he's old school.  mmonk   Aug-23-08 10:06 AM   #19 
  - ...and beating his wife  Triana   Aug-23-08 10:13 AM   #21 
  - There may have been a manicure malfunction somewhere...  Old Crusoe   Aug-23-08 10:24 AM   #24 
  - and probably kicking his wife.  ChimpersMcSmirkers   Aug-23-08 10:16 AM   #22 
  - With All Due Respect  salonghorn70   Aug-23-08 10:18 AM   #23 
     - Agree -- and the label is just the turnlatch to the door.  Old Crusoe   Aug-23-08 11:14 AM   #26 

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