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debbierlus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-05-08 05:34 PM
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Obama is one cool cucumber...he didn't take the bait.
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Edited on Fri Sep-05-08 05:42 PM by debbierlus
The Republicans desperately wanted, no, NEEDED, to change the dialogue of this race. It is the reason Palin was picked.

The Repukes thought that they could take the focus off McCain, and put Obama playing defense against Palin. They thought it would become a war of sound bites, and thus, a total and complete distraction away from the real issues of this race.

And, Obama is having none of it. And, now Hillary says that she isn't going after Palin either. She is going after McCain.

Obama sees right through them. He isn't giving them ANYTHING to run with...He is laser focused on McCain, and he is going to be relentless.

Palin will implode. Give it a week, maybe, two. She is the type of woman who I sure has made a LOT of enemies up in Alaska, and the National Enquirer Edwards team is on the ground. Obama doesn't need to touch it.

I have sometimes questioned his campaign strategy, but I think this is brilliant.

He avoided a HUGE landmine. And, now, it is HIS turn.

I can't WAIT to see the next move.

GOBAMA!!!!!!!!! :yourock:
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  -Obama is one cool cucumber...he didn't take the bait. debbierlus  Sep-05-08 05:34 PM   #0 
  - This is a very disciplined campaign. They think things through, they  Raven   Sep-05-08 05:36 PM   #1 
  - That's the main thing that gives me hope. A normal tit for tat campaign would lose again.  Kablooie   Sep-05-08 11:38 PM   #38 
  - I need to believe that you are right....  BrklynLiberal   Sep-05-08 05:37 PM   #2 
  - Believe it. I am. Or, OBAMA IS!  debbierlus   Sep-05-08 05:47 PM   #18 
  - I like that Hillary has vowed to focus on McCain.  Dr Fate   Sep-05-08 05:38 PM   #3 
  - And at one point Palin will get all upset ...  ronnykmarshall   Sep-05-08 05:53 PM   #21 
  - Yep, trivialize her.  Libby2   Sep-05-08 08:09 PM   #32 
  - And at one point Palin will get all upset ...  ronnykmarshall   Sep-05-08 05:53 PM   #22 
  - It's the only way to play it and they're focused and  zidzi   Sep-05-08 08:04 PM   #30 
  - No Drama Obama  knowledgeispwr   Sep-05-08 05:38 PM   #4 
  - I know you are right.  FrenchieCat   Sep-05-08 05:38 PM   #5 
  - I was just saying that to my husband: I want to see them IGNORE  grannylib   Sep-05-08 05:39 PM   #6 
  - Yes, I think a suppressed smile says volumes  texastoast   Sep-05-08 05:46 PM   #15 
  - Good thoughts, thx.  lady lib   Sep-05-08 05:40 PM   #7 
  - Yep--he's letting Palin burn out like the fad she is.  wienerdoggie   Sep-05-08 05:40 PM   #8 
  - Re: "burn out" - the media is covering her so intensely that they may burn her out themselves.  AlinPA   Sep-05-08 07:11 PM   #26 
     - Especially since she hasn't said ANYTHING of substance...  debbierlus   Sep-05-08 08:02 PM   #28 
  - His Campaign has been a thing of sheer grace to watch.  OnceUponTimeOnTheNet   Sep-05-08 05:41 PM   #9 
  - It is such smart politics. Really good chess.  debbierlus   Sep-05-08 05:41 PM   #10 
  - He's right. And Hillary's right.  JenniferZ   Sep-05-08 05:41 PM   #11 
  - Agree 100%. They have learned a lot from our mistakes in the past.  Bigleaf   Sep-05-08 05:43 PM   #12 
  - Hillary couldn't focus on Palin  Marsala   Sep-05-08 05:44 PM   #13 
  - Hillary & Obama are top players. And, Bill with all his failing can play a mean game of political  debbierlus   Sep-05-08 05:46 PM   #16 
  - That's one of the things I admired about him from the beginning was his  Cleita   Sep-05-08 05:44 PM   #14 
  - I realized months ago that Obama knows what he is doing.  AtomicKitten   Sep-05-08 05:47 PM   #17 
  - I love this strategy, it makes her appear marginal and  alsame   Sep-05-08 05:49 PM   #19 
  - The absolute most devestating thing they could do to the ice princess  Riddler   Sep-05-08 05:50 PM   #20 
  - And, it will hard to keep generating buzz with McCain forbidding any media interviews  debbierlus   Sep-05-08 07:58 PM   #27 
  - It is brilliant.  liberalmuse   Sep-05-08 05:56 PM   #23 
  - Agreed. nt  glitch   Sep-05-08 06:17 PM   #24 
  - I am doing my best to follow his lead  Alpharetta   Sep-05-08 06:46 PM   #25 
  - I rec'd that, and that's the last thing I'm going to rec  SmokingJacket   Sep-05-08 08:02 PM   #29 
  - YES YES YES!!! Palin can yap all she wants, she gets no reply!  JBoy   Sep-05-08 08:04 PM   #31 
  - I think enough doubt about Palin will surface to sway independents  psychopomp   Sep-05-08 08:11 PM   #33 
  - Obama, Biden, and Clinton avoid her as much as possible  whistler162   Sep-05-08 08:17 PM   #34 
  - It is so smart, I can't believe the GDP has become nothing but a Palin fest  debbierlus   Sep-06-08 07:12 AM   #39 
  - He's always one step ahead of his opposition  Phx_Dem   Sep-05-08 08:22 PM   #35 
  - But her handlers aren't going to let her implode.  TheZug   Sep-05-08 08:25 PM   #36 
  - At some point it won't matter. All the rhetoric she spouts on the  Ilsa   Sep-05-08 08:30 PM   #37 
  - It isn't something they can stay on top of for long  DeschutesRiver   Sep-06-08 07:27 AM   #41 
  - Some DU posters wanted it to be Obama v. Palin, too. But most of us saw thru the GOP trick.  indie_ana_500   Sep-06-08 07:15 AM   #40 
 

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