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WeDidIt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-10-08 10:45 AM
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11. John, we must now consider your brand.
It's time for us to take the Bob Dole option. Go through the motions. Don't attack. Don't rile up the crowd any longer. This is now about your legacy because the numbers have solidified and there is now no way for you to win.
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  -Were you McCain's campaign manager, what would you tell him to do at this point? BuyingThyme  Oct-10-08 10:40 AM   #0 
  - Give up  proud2Blib   Oct-10-08 10:41 AM   #1 
  - Stop the hate and anger.  graywarrior   Oct-10-08 10:41 AM   #2 
  - Take the high road. Try to leave a positive legacy  MindMatter   Oct-10-08 11:01 AM   #32 
  - Stip Palin from the hate speeches  liberal N proud   Oct-10-08 10:41 AM   #3 
  - change his underwear ?....n/t  Oceansaway   Oct-10-08 10:41 AM   #4 
  - Quit.  yardwork   Oct-10-08 10:42 AM   #5 
  - give his money to charity in a show of magnaminity  rurallib   Oct-10-08 10:42 AM   #6 
  - Free beer and hookers?  no_hypocrisy   Oct-10-08 10:42 AM   #7 
  - McToberfest? OctoberMcFest? McFestober?  BuyingThyme   Oct-10-08 10:49 AM   #21 
  - STFU. nt  gateley   Oct-10-08 10:42 AM   #8 
  - Discuss the weather, say something truthful and encouraging, I'd tell him  OhioBlues   Oct-10-08 10:43 AM   # 
  - Resign  Sodan   Oct-10-08 10:43 AM   #9 
  - Take him prisoner and have him act like he was kidnapped  zulchzulu   Oct-10-08 10:44 AM   #10 
  - Yes, I think it's come to that.  BuyingThyme   Oct-10-08 10:46 AM   #13 
  - John, we must now consider your brand.  IWantAnyDem   Oct-10-08 10:45 AM   #11 
  - Yes please. Get him to dial it back to preserve his legacy.  Overseas   Oct-10-08 10:57 AM   #29 
  - I'd tell him that he needs to consider how history will regard this campaign.  Warren Stupidity   Oct-10-08 10:45 AM   #12 
  - Ya cannot tell Bullies whad to do. They cannot unnerstan how to lose with Grace...they don't LOSE  opihimoimoi   Oct-10-08 10:47 AM   #14 
  - Buy two of these-  Mother Of Four   Oct-10-08 10:47 AM   #15 
  - Stop negative ads. Get real. Take your chances. n/t  renie408   Oct-10-08 10:47 AM   #16 
  - Come up with an actual economic plan.  wileedog   Oct-10-08 10:47 AM   #17 
  - Interesting thought...  CatBO   Oct-10-08 10:47 AM   #18 
  - seek professional help. (nt)  frickaline   Oct-10-08 10:48 AM   #19 
  - It's too late now.  LiberalAndProud   Oct-10-08 10:49 AM   #20 
  - He needs to pull it back  alcibiades_mystery   Oct-10-08 10:50 AM   #22 
  - Not to worry too much  Applan   Oct-10-08 10:51 AM   #23 
  - Stop the hate filled words and lose on your ideas. If you lose, at least it with  Jennicut   Oct-10-08 10:52 AM   #24 
  - Go back to the 2000 McCain  MrWiggles   Oct-10-08 10:53 AM   #25 
  - I agree - I almost liked him back then.  kick-ass-bob   Oct-10-08 01:48 PM   #45 
  - He should have gone back to the 2000 McCain  iceman66   Oct-10-08 01:54 PM   #48 
  - Hemlock or Arsenic n/t  VWolf   Oct-10-08 10:54 AM   #26 
  - Black capsule  Larry in KC   Oct-10-08 11:04 AM   #39 
  - "Hey John....  Patient   Oct-10-08 10:55 AM   #27 
  - Welcome to DU, Patient !  BuyingThyme   Oct-10-08 10:58 AM   #30 
  - Buy Army surplus gear and go to Pakistan to get OBL  Jersey Devil   Oct-10-08 10:56 AM   #28 
  - QUIT!!  murbley40   Oct-10-08 10:59 AM   #31 
  - Apply for a mental disability. n/t  doc03   Oct-10-08 11:01 AM   #33 
  - If I answer, it might give the real manager ideas.  Deep13   Oct-10-08 11:02 AM   #34 
  - I suspect he's already done that.  BuyingThyme   Oct-10-08 11:03 AM   #36 
     - In that case he should wipe his ass with a US flag in TV.  Deep13   Oct-10-08 11:05 AM   #40 
  - Publicly call out Palin on her hateful rhetoric.  leftist.   Oct-10-08 11:03 AM   #35 
  - Ratchet back the hateful, divisive comments  Captiosus   Oct-10-08 11:03 AM   #37 
  - I'd ask him to do the honorable thing ...  TexasObserver   Oct-10-08 11:04 AM   #38 
  - Suspend his campaign....this time for real.  Window   Oct-10-08 11:15 AM   #41 
  - I'd have him say that an alien had occupied his flesh but he has just had it exorcised  A-Schwarzenegger   Oct-10-08 11:19 AM   #42 
  - Announce that he is voting for Obama. n/t  theothersnippywshrub   Oct-10-08 11:23 AM   #43 
  - I would tell him he's in VERY dangerous territory  brazenlyliberal   Oct-10-08 01:45 PM   #44 
  - Talk like a sane human being. McCain is coming off as a deranged fool.  Vinca   Oct-10-08 01:49 PM   #46 
  - Call Kevorkian? (n/t)  mak3cats   Oct-10-08 01:49 PM   #47 
  - Start talking sense nt  carnie_sf   Oct-10-08 01:54 PM   #49 
  - When you are in a grave, quit digging! nt  Are_grits_groceries   Oct-10-08 01:56 PM   #50 
  - Bail.  the dogfish   Oct-10-08 01:58 PM   #51 
  - Conduct a respectful campaign, focus on real issues, salvage your integrity  TheDonkey   Oct-10-08 02:00 PM   #52 
  - "Hire a new Campaign Manager."  Barrymores Ghost   Oct-10-08 02:01 PM   #53 
  - Get a letter absolving me of all the BS decisions the campaign has  RichardRay   Oct-10-08 02:02 PM   #54 
  - I would tell him that this election is his legacy.  wildeyed   Oct-10-08 02:09 PM   #55 
  - Stop the hate, it's bad for everyone.  AZBlue   Oct-10-08 02:11 PM   #56 
 

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