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lildreamer316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-05-08 12:51 AM
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Obama's Trap
***DISCLAIMER** this is a right-wing site and opinion. I certainly don't find much good in his analysis. I put it here because I am a bit surprised, and also a bit suspicious of his comfort level for a Gore's candidacy. Mainly, I posted it for future reference purposes.

May 04, 2008

Barack Obama set the trap. Then he stepped in it. Or, as Reverend Wright might put it, Barack's chickens are coming home to roost.

Thus is the effect of the Great Race Speech.

Six weeks ago, Obama's status as the Messiah was dramatically enhanced for having turned the negative of Reverend Wright into a "much needed" exploration of race in America. So eager was the liberal establishment for confirmation that race is the biggest problem in this country (and that Barack is the solution) that they didn't see the obvious; they were being deceived by a cynical sleight of hand.

<snip lots of very irritating stuff>

Will the Democrats revert to Hillary? Her argument to super delegates that Barack will guarantee a loss in the Fall will be confirmed if she can combine a solid win in Indiana with a comeback squeaker in North Carolina. But the betrayal of Barack's supporters by the party is rightfully viewed as dangerous -- perhaps too damaging a price to pay to save just one election.

Which leaves the nuclear option -- a white knight, such as Al Gore, riding in to save the day. That way, both sides in the Barack/Hillary fight are given the consolation prize of knowing that the other side didn't win, and both live to run another day, allowing all Democrats to coalesce around an Academy Award winner.

Liberals are happiest around Hollywood types, anyway.
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rosesaylavee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-05-08 07:36 AM
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1. Yuck...
I feel that Obama is sincere about the racial issues. I wouldn't want Gore this way. Just goes to illustrate how truly stupid the republican mind on koolaid is.
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